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GUEST BLOG: AgTech Industries hosts Globaltecnos farmers from Argentina on August 11

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on August 16, 2017 11:33 AM

By Aaron Magenheim, CEO of AgTech Industries

AgTech Insight and AGTech Industries has been working with a grower consulting group from Argentina for over a year to help build a two- way bridge for AgTech.

On the 11th we hosted 27 farmers from the Córdoba province. They are land owners form around 1.000 has, and they rent in an average 2.000. They produce extensive crops (corn and soybean). 

I talked about the AgTech eco system and insight for an hour, Dennis Donohue told them more about the Salinas growing region and Western Growers, and then three agtech companies pitched:

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What our Innovators are Reading Right Now

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on August 16, 2017 08:05 AM

Soil: It is much more than Dirt

Dirt-to-Dinner Contributors

We cannot underestimate the importance of soil. It is the foundation for our food and well-being. It must be managed and cared for in order to sustain the population of today, as well as the population of our future.

 

Hello Salinas! AgTech succeeds as a summit, but can it transform Salinas? 

The Californian, Amy Wu

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Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on August 16, 2017 07:31 AM

Save the Date: August 30, 2017

This bi-annual board meeting will include all of the sponsors of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology. There will also be time scheduled for some of the residents to showcase their technologies and advancements to the board directly. The board of directors meeting will conclude with a "mixer" with the residents inside the CIT, and all residents are encouraged to attend. More details to follow!

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