Posted on August 30, 2021 08:54 AM
Deere throws down the gauntlet. Love this billboard in NY with Deere & Bear Flag Robotics! @BFRobotics
Deere saw $4b of additional market cap in the 12 days or so following the acquisition announcement. That’s 16x in about 12 days. Clearly the market sees automation as the future of ag.
Posted on July 29, 2021 02:46 PM
Agricultural leaders from the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) visited the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) on July 28 to learn more about agtech advancement in California. The WGCIT was the third stop in FFVA’s current tour across California – a trip where FFVA Director Sonia Tighe along with 12 agricultural leaders from Florida are meeting with farm advocates and observing solutions that are being implemented in the west.Continue Reading
Posted on July 09, 2021 11:12 AM
On July 8, the Western Grower Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) held our first Grower Trial Network (GTN) with the growers from the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission. Eleven agtech startups from the WGCIT pitched their solutions to a panel of approximately ten farmers in the State of Washington. This was an opportunity offered exclusively to the WGCIT members.Continue Reading