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  • COVID19

A Note to WGCIT Residents Regarding COVID19

by elyons

Posted on March 17, 2020 11:46 AM

Good Morning WGCIT Community!


In response to COVID-19 outbreaks and government guidance, Western Growers as an organization has moved as many employees as possible to “work from home.”

Western Growers has always emphasized a “family first” mantra. This is a precautionary measure to keep everyone and their families healthy and safe.


In this time of uncertainty, please note:


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  • WGCIT Startups

Register Now for the Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit

by elyons

Posted on March 03, 2020 11:45 AM

The Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit will be a window on innovation. This year's Summit is focused on "making ag-tech work for you." Western Growers and Hartnell College have developed a full program based on showing how technologies from around the globe can directly benefit our local growers.  March 18 includes a full-day program and exhibit hall; confirmed panelists and moderators include:

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  • Brian Curtis
  • Concentric Power
  • Concentric Power

Salinas Valley Energy Forum Attracts Record Audience

by elyons

Posted on January 30, 2020 11:06 AM

Energy along the 101 corridor in the Salinas Valley is a pain point for anyone involved with produce. With questionable power quality and potentially ten years of PG&E power shut-offs ahead of us, unreliable energy poses a major disruption to businesses. Fortunately, the energy industry as a whole is going through a transformation, with significant benefits to the ag industry. WGCIT resident Concentric Power assembled an expert panel of energy developers, government agencies and solution providers to offer insight on energy solutions geared toward sparing businesses from the next outage and saving them money while meeting corporate sustainability goals. Panel members included:

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