UnitedAg awards $26,000 to Ten Students in San Luis Obispo and neighboring Counties
April 12, 2018
Ten students in Tulare and neighboring Counties have received scholarship awards totaling $26,000.00
UnitedAg awarded the scholarships after reviewing 86 submitted applications. Applicants submitted in addition to detailed information, an essay focused on the top issues impacting agriculture and new challenges and opportunities that farmers face every day.
IRVINE, Calif., (AgPR) March. 28, 2018 – UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 800 organizations in California and Arizona, announced today that it has awarded a record $100,250 in scholarships to 86 students from its member-affiliated agricultural families statewide. Provided through UnitedAg’s Agribusiness Education Foundation (AEF), the 2018 awards raise the organization’s historical scholarship total to over $1.4 million since AEF was founded in 2000. To date, 805 agricultural family members have received UnitedAg’s assistance in achieving their educational goals and aspirations. Previous UnitedAg scholarship winners have earned degrees and taken their place in management, government, market development and foreign trade, with many working in agribusiness.
45,000 UnitedAg members now have single-point of virtual access for care from flu to behavioral health and cancer
IRVINE, Calif., (AgPR) Feb. 12, 2018 – UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 800 companies in California and Arizona, has expanded the list of healthcare services available to its members through Teladoc’s virtual care delivery platform. Effective January 1st, all of the health plans’ 45,000 members received access to the Best Doctors Expert Second Opinion service for answers to a range of chronic, complicated health conditions including cancer, heart disease and musculoskeletal issues.
WomenAg Leadership Academy Graduation, December 4th in Pismo Beach
10 Women Ag Leaders are set to graduate from UnitedAg’s WomenAg Leadership Academy
IRVINE, Calif., (AgPR) Nov. 17, 2017 – UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 700 organizations in California and Arizona, announced that it would hold its annual WomenAg Leadership Academy graduation at The Cliffs Resort in Pismo Beach on December 4th at 6:30 p.m. Fiona Ma, Board Member, Board of Equalization will be the special guest speaker, with Rachel Michelin, Executive Director & CEO of California Women Lead., and UnitedAg Board Members & Trustees in attendance.
IRVINE, Calif., (AgPR) Oct. 25 – UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 700 companies in California and Arizona, announced it will hold its 38th Annual Meeting & Conference March 7-10 at the Omni La Costa in Carlsbad, Calif. The 2018 conference “IGNITE” will bring together California’s top agribusiness leaders for three days of education and inspiration.
Creating a health plan from the patient outwards, UnitedAg shows its commitment to providing member centric, relationship based quality health care
Converge 2017, UnitedAg’s 4th Annual Health Benefits Forums were held in Fresno, Santa Maria, and Salinas, September 26 – 28. The program builds upon UnitedAg’s ethos by showcasing the nontraditional way UnitedAg creates the health plan from the patient outwards. The theme of ‘Converge’ emphasized UnitedAg’s commitment to focusing on the members and creating a culture of innovation through collaboration.
IRVINE, Calif., July 19, 2017 – UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 650 organizations in California and Arizona, announced today that Daniel Nelson, Vice President & Chief Business Officer for Watsonville, Calif.-based Plant Sciences, Inc. (PSI), a global agricultural research and consulting company, has been elected to the association’s Board of Directors. He becomes the seventh agribusiness leader to currently serve on the UnitedAg Board.
UnitedAg, a member-owned agricultural trade association representing more than 650 organizations in California and Arizona, today announced it is adding seven new health and wellness clinics to its growing network that serves California farmworkers and their families. Through an agreement with Salinas-Calif.-based Pinnacle HealthCare that takes effect July 1, UnitedAg will extend beneficial services to thousands more of its eligible participants through Pinnacle-operated clinics in the agricultural communities of Freedom, Hollister, King City, Los Banos, Salinas (Blanco), Salinas (Rossi) and Soledad. Under most UnitedAg-sponsored benefit plans, many of the services are provided with zero copays or deductibles.