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Latest Grower Trial Network Session Attracts 20 Farmers

by sthara Communications Manager, Western Growers

Posted on August 04, 2020 04:18 PM

On August 4, 2020, Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) connected agtech companies SWIIM Systems and KipTraq with nearly 20 farmers across California to provide invaluable feedback on their technologies.

The event was part of WGCIT’s Grower Trial Network – an initiative created to connect growers with agtech startups in an effort to accelerate trial and adoption of agricultural technologies. During this Grower Trail Network session, SWIIM Systems and KipTraq had an opportunity to present their companies as well as translate feedback from growers to refine their technologies.

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WGCIT Director Dennis Donohue Discusses AI, Automation During CASPA Symposium

by elyons

Posted on July 29, 2020 08:17 AM

On Saturday, July 25, Western Growers Center for Innovating & Technology Director Dennis Donohue participated in the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association’s (CASPA) Summer Symposium. The event, which was held virtually, brought together a dynamic group of 250 individuals to learn about the latest in technological innovation in the field of automation and artificial intelligence as well as cloud and data center applications.

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Innovating in Challenging Times Webinar Recordings Now Available

by elyons

Posted on July 06, 2020 11:39 AM

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) launched an Innovating in Challenging Times webinar series in April to demonstrate how technological development continues to advance during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The weekly series features entrepreneurs from different agtech startups who share how the crisis has impacted their company as well as the creative methods they are implementing to move business forward.

Innovating in Challenging Times broadcasts live every Thursday at 11 a.m. PDT and is moderated by WGCIT Director Dennis Donohue.

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