Posted on January 07, 2022 03:56 PM
New agtech startups joining the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology will now be invited to regular on-boarding meetings. Moderated by WGCIT Executive Director Dennis Donohue, these meetings will serve as an introduction to the Center, the Salinas Valley, WGCIT startup residents, WG member farmers and the WGCIT Grower Trial Network (GTN). The monthly meetings will serve as a “welcome wagon” for new innovators joining the Center.Continue Reading
Posted on January 06, 2022 01:05 PM
As we look ahead to 2022, here is a recap of the top five things that came out of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) last year:Continue Reading
by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation
Posted on January 04, 2022 03:24 PM
In the latest episode of Voices of the Valley, Karen Ross (California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary) delves into the opportunities 2022 offers for the California farming industry – including meaningful ways to the change narrative of agriculture. She discusses how to create a renewable cycle of economic development, collaboration, new technology invention, and environmental stewardship.
Podcast hosts Dennis and Candace also dive deep with Karen on the topics of workforce development, upskilling the current workforce and molding the next generation to quickly advance innovation to feed more people while using fewer resources.Continue Reading