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Salinas AgTech Meetup: Red Planet Meets Green Science

by elyons

Posted on May 17, 2017 04:14 PM

The Salinas AgTech Meetup took place on Tuesday, May 16, inside the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology. This evening of insightful agtech discussion was emceed by Dennis Donohue, lead of the WGCIT, and included “questions and answers” at the end of the presentation.

Dr. James Newman, NASA astronaut and professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, lead the discussion during the agtech meetup, where he examined farming on Mars and on other planets.

By Elon Musk's schedule, the first colonists will arrive on Mars within 10 years…and they'll have to eat. Dr. Newman’s talk centered around the fact that single-planet species have not fared well in the past (i.e. dinosaurs).

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  • duda farm fresh foods

Sammy Duda, Duda Farm Fresh Foods: WG Insider for May

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on May 11, 2017 02:33 PM

Sammy Duda, Vice President of Duda Farm Fresh Foods, and Chairman of the Board for Western Growers, led May’s WG Insider with the residents of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology.  Duda Farm Fresh Foods is the newest sponsor of the Western Growers CIT. Duda has become one of the country’s most reputable family-owned enterprises. Currently under its fifth generation of family ownership, Duda Farm Fresh Foods’ mission is to grow healthy food products. Duda Farm Fresh Foods’ vision is “to be the preferred and profitable solution provider through innovation to our selected customers, supported by a steady stream of products, processes, packaging, and technology.”

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Thank you to our Newest Sponsors!

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on April 28, 2017 09:46 AM

Thank you to the newest sponsors of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology!

BioWorks: For more than 20 years BioWorks has been helping customers in the horticulture, agriculture and turf markets develop effective and efficient custom programs using products that are safe and proven. BioWorks provides reliable, environmentally responsible, personalized solutions to growers, farmers and superintendents who manage plant/turf diseases, pests, nutrition and health. The company is continuously reinventing the way customers work by providing biologically based, integrated, safe solutions and programs.

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