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New VofV Podcast Episode – CDFA Secretary Karen Ross on Changing the Farm Narrative

Posted on January 04, 2022 15:24 PM by WGCIT

In the latest episode of Voices of the Valley, Karen Ross (California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary) delves into the opportunities 2022 offers for the California farming industry – including meaningful ways to the change narrative of agriculture. She discusses how to create a renewable cycle of economic development, collaboration, new technology invention, and environmental stewardship.

Podcast hosts Dennis and Candace also dive deep with Karen on the topics of workforce development, upskilling the current workforce and molding the next generation to quickly advance innovation to feed more people while using fewer resources.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO KAREN'S EPISODE. Also, listeners can subscribe to the Voices of the Valley podcast and hear all episodes in several ways:

To learn more about CDFA and Western Growers efforts to develop the next generation of tech-savvy agricultural workers, visit https://www.agtechworkforce.com/.

The Voices of the Valley Podcast is hosted by Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology. To learn more about the Voices of the Valley podcast or to be featured as a guest, contact Dennis Donohue at ddonohue@wga.com.