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The Latest from the Twittersphere

Posted on February 12, 2019 14:44 PM by elyons

The Produce Moms‏ @TheProduceMom  Episode 37 of #TheProduceMoms #Podcast features Sonia Salas of @WesternGrowers. Lori talks to Sonia about #foodsafety and the most recent #romaine outbreak that impacted the entire nation! https://www.theproducemoms.com/2019/02/06/food_safety_truth_evidence_facts_sonia_salas_westerngrowers/ … via @theproducemom


John Selep‏ @jselep_ag @gabeyoutsey of @VINE_io and @ucanr, with Marcel Van Haren @FMEAgriFood, introducing the California/Dutch AgriFood Collaboration at @World_Ag_Expo @agstart @wg_cit


Glenda Humiston‏ @ruralglenda Opportunities to partner between California and the Netherlands are tremendous! Leaders @VINE_io and @FMEAgriFood are sharing ideas with potential collaborators @World_Ag_Expo right now. Looking forward to the discussion! #AgTech #climatechange #agrifoodtech


FarmWise‏ @FarmWiseLabs Our CEO Sebastien Boyer is presenting FarmWise at #AgTechx in a panel discussing labor challenges in #agriculture! cc @wg_cit @Bayer4Crops


ApisProtect‏ @ApisProtect  Celebrating #StGobnaits Day - Patron Saint of #honeybees and #beekeepers & #InternationalDayForWomenInScience today. A great start to our birthday week #mondaymotivation. Learn how ApisProtect is using science to protect #honeybees. #WomenInScience https://bit.ly/2SocPrZ 


City of Salinas‏ @CityofSalinas  @WG_cit startup @HeavyConnected wants to make a difference in the lives of workers in the field. Check out this video about their #AgTechJourney to hear more from their founder @PatrickZelaya


FarmWise‏ @FarmWiseLabs  Labor is "the nº1 issue of our day." - Ron Ratto from Ratto Brothers, a Californian family-owned farm. How can we maintain fair prices for both growers & consumers? At FarmWise we believe automation will help. https://bit.ly/2RiDJfA  #agriculture cc @rljourno @marcodellacava


Waterbit, Inc.‏ @WaterBitInc Ready to answer all of your informed irrigation questions at World Ag Expo! #WorldAgExpo #WAE19 #TulareFarmShow #TulareCounty #agtech #precisionagriculture #IoT #irrigation


Pamela Marrone‏ @pammarrone Farmers And #AgTech: Collaboration Is Key | Ag Professional https://www.agprofessional.com/article/farmers-and-ag-tech-collaboration-key?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWXpaak5qazJNV1UxWVRJMyIsInQiOiJJb2FzY1dxZ2NRRlhnTmFwbGRHZnN2cGtER0QrZTZnRWpXWm5NWFlpeUUrMG1TMEVQdW1MTHRCQkFZeklxSnZ2XC9kRXZSc1hKVGZ1SE4raHc5cmRSWGRUb0JyTUpBQmhTOXJ1eURkcnJvd0JPQkhUWGROR3lWSGVrTHYya0hvdEgifQ%3D%3D … It’s not hard. Listen to and learn from farmers about their operations!


Bits x Bites‏ @bitsxbites 6 more weeks to World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco @WorldAgriTech Preview the featured startups here: https://worldagritechusa.com/startups/  #agtech #agrifood #startups


Silicon Valley Forum‏ @SVForum  Now on stage: @Food_Origins is bringing data, derived from some of the tastiest food out there, into hand-picked agriculture. #DocuSign #SVFStartupPitchNight – at DocuSign


Santa Cruz Tech Beat‏ @SCTechBeat  3 Trends Transforming #AgTech @wg_cit http://www.santacruztechbeat.com/2019/02/12/three-trends-transforming-agtech/ … #santacruztech @CityofSalinas


Tom Nassif‏ @TomNassif  Legislators must stop treating #labor as a political weapon & begin solving a devastating economic problem with compromise based on fundamental fairness & reality. A large investment by the federal government for #mechanization & #technology is also needed.