IRVINE, Calif., July 12, 2019 – UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 1,000 organizations in California and Arizona, announced today that Eric Davis, Human Resources and Employee Relations Manager for Associated Feed & Supply, a livestock producer based in Turlock, California, has been elected to the association’s Board of Directors. He becomes the seventh agribusiness leader to currently serve on the UnitedAg Board.
Napa, Calif., - UnitedAg staff, members, Service Representatives, chamber members and local officials celebrated the opening of the new Health and Wellness Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony May 16th.
The new wellness center located near the downtown area of Napa is one of thirteen centers located throughout California and Arizona.
Kirti Mutatkar, CEO for UnitedAg gave opening remarks, thanking all parties involved in the vision of the project.
“Today we are gathered to officially open the UnitedAg Health and Wellness Center here in Napa,” said Mutatkar. “Two years ago, we hosted our Annual Conference at the Westin in Napa. Our conference theme was Advancing Together. That can be said today, by all of our members’, employees, their dependents. We’ve built upon the conversations and have developed new and innovative ways to increase their accessibility to quality healthcare at zero copay.”
VISALIA, Calif., May 10, 2019 - Twenty-one students in the Central Valley and neighboring counties have received scholarship awards totaling $20,500. UnitedAg awarded the scholarships after reviewing 82 submitted applications. Applicants submitted in addition to detailed information, an essay focused on California’s current economy and what percentage is represented by agriculture.
IRVINE, Calif., (AgPR), May 3, 2019 – UnitedAg, www.unitedag.org, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 1,000 organizations, announced it is adding two new health and wellness centers to its ever-growing network that serves California and Arizona farmworkers and their families. Together with UnitedAg’s eleven existing Health Centers, these new wellness centers will provide access to thirteen centers across California and Arizona for members’ employees and dependents with healthcare coverage through United Agricultural Benefit Trust (UABT). These centers provide a range of services focused on the unique needs of the agricultural community – from acute and episodic care to health-risk and disease management to wellness and prevention. Emphasizing on short wait times and personalized care, these wellness centers also feature on-site lab services and many available on-site prescriptions.
IRVINE, Calif., (AgPR) March. 15, 2019 – AJ Cisney, Chair of the Board of Directors for UnitedAg and the Education Committee (AEF), announced that the Directors awarded 82 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The AEF scholarship recipients were selected based on both merit and need. This year’s top scholarships were awarded to Ashlyn Geiger member affiliated with McCorkle Farms, proud recipient of the Maurice McMillan Award. Pedro Zepeda member affiliated with Moody Western Cooling, recipient of the William C. Goodrich Scholarship.
IRVINE, CA - (AgPR) March 4, 2019 — UnitedAg, a leader in providing healthcare for the agricultural industry has officially announced Mack Ramsay as the new in-coming Chairman for the Board of Trustees, responsible for high-level overview of UnitedAg’s health and wellness plans and affiliated initiatives. Mack Ramsay has served as President/Managing Member at Pacific Commerce Group (PCG) since 2005. PCG provides domestic and international consulting services, special project analysis, implementation and management to business, food manufacturing and the agriculture industry operating between the U.S., China, Mexico and Japan. He also serves as Executive Vice President/General Manager for Calberi Inc., an agricultural cooperative and service provider. PCG has been a long-standing member of UnitedAg and its affiliated companies. Mack became a member of the UnitedAg Board of Trustees in 1997.
UnitedAg Announces New Associate Vice President of Sales
Mike Davidson brings over 20 years of benefits experience to new role
IRVINE, CA - (AgPR) January 31, 2019 — UnitedAg, a leader in providing healthcare for the agricultural industry has officially announced Mike Davidson as the new Associate Vice President of Sales. Davidson has over 20 years of insurance industry sales, management and customer-service experience. He has a proven ability to provide member-centric health products and high-level services based on customer needs, user-experience research and market analysis.
PISMO BEACH, Calif., (AgPR) Dec. 14, 2018 – Seven class members of the 2nd WomenAg Leadership Academy recently celebrated the completion of their leadership development experience. In December a reception and dinner were held at The Cliffs Resort in Pismo Beach. The event was attended by UnitedAg directors, trustees, members, guest speakers and family. Guest speakers included Lynn Jacquez of CJ Lake LLC and George Soares of Kahn, Soares, Conway, LLP.
IRVINE, Calif., (AgPR) Nov. 30, 2018 – UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 850 organizations in California and Arizona, announced it will hold its 39thAnnual Meeting & Conference March 5-8 at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa in Anaheim, Calif. Themed “EmpowerU,” this year’s conference will feature industry experts addressing key issues facing the state’s agricultural businesses and community, including healthcare, water, labor, immigration, global economy and much more. Keynote speakers will include bestselling author Stephen M.R. Covey, Senior Vice President of Americanhort Craig Regelbrugge, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for The Phia Group Tim Callender and Professor / President Emeritus of The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics, Chapman University Dr. Jim Doti. More than 250 representatives from UnitedAg member organizations and partners, and other agricultural community leaders, are expected to attend.
UnitedAg Announces the Expansion of Its Service Hours
As a recognized leader in providing health benefits for agriculture, UnitedAg is always looking to meet its members needs.
Irvine, CA (AgPR) Nov. 9, 2018 — Starting January 1st, UnitedAg will be expanding its hours of service from Monday through Saturday to serve the needs of its unique community.