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Western Growers Launching Interactive Directory for AgTech Startups

by elyons

Posted on November 30, 2018 07:20 AM

Western Growers is launching an interactive directory to showcase the agtech startups that comprise the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) in Salinas. This website highlights the innovations being developed by WGCIT companies, and details how they are trying to solve agriculture’s most pressing issues. This interactive resident directory will allow WG members, WGCIT sponsors, and support industries to become aware of the solutions being worked on at the Center.

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What Every Ag Leader Needs to Know about Blockchain

by elyons

Posted on November 14, 2018 02:00 PM

Western Growers hosted an invite-only workshop on Monday, November 12, entitled ‘What Every Ag Leader Needs to Know about Blockchain.’ Western Growers’ members were invited to the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) in Salinas. The speakers included: Raja Ramachandran, CEO & Co-Founder of ripe.io, and Todd Berg, Director of Product Management & Customer Service at the Harvestmark division of Trimble. WGCIT sponsor, ZAG Technical Services, participated in the panel and offered growers a private lunch session following the workshop to facilitate one-on-one conversation with industry experts. Dennis Donohue, consulting director of the WGCIT, moderated the panel discussion and Q&A.

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Updates from Western Growers CIT Startups

by elyons

Posted on November 08, 2018 11:31 AM

WaterBit: How Informed Irrigation Drives Better Farming Practices REGISTER NOW

You are invited to hear from a panel of growers and experts across the Western agriculture spectrum as they discuss irrigation issues and how they have addressed them to improve farming practices. The panelists will focus on how they’ve used technology and analytics to better inform irrigation decisions - validating what they know as well as illuminating issues they weren’t aware of.

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