Posted on July 01, 2021 02:43 PM
The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) had an open house on June 16, 2021, to officially “reopen” the Center after a short hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. The event allowed for entrepreneurs to mingle with WGCIT sponsors and WG member farmers. Dennis Donohue, the director of the Center, formally introduced Walt Duflock to the WGCIT community. Walt Duflock was named the Western Growers Vice President of Innovation in October 2020, but had not been able to meet many of the agtech innovators due to COVID-19 safeguards. Walt was able to share his vast experience with the WGCIT community and introduce the latest innovation initiatives.Continue Reading
Posted on May 27, 2021 09:31 AM
Burro's Blueberry Season is picking up - each tote is about 5-7 minutes of walking time for one person meaning each trip in/out saves a grower $12-15 in wasted time while the crews harvest more/make more #goodburro #collaborativerobots #winwin
Posted on May 24, 2021 10:25 AM
Western Growers is sending out a professional photographer to take photos of the Center. We’d like to extend this opportunity to all of you to get professional photos taken of you and your team (or headshots) – at no cost! The photographer will be here from 1pm-3pm on Thursday, June 10.
In addition to you getting images for your own promotional/sales efforts, Western Growers will be using selected images for our marketing/social media efforts as well. We ask that you commit to stay at the Center and work for the entire 2 hours, as we’d also like to grab images of the Center with residents working.Continue Reading