Four New Sponsors Help Accelerate Advancement of Agricultural Technologies

by elyons

Posted on May 22, 2019 04:06 PM

Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology would like to thank our newest sponsors: AeroVironment, Bosch, Bonduelle, and Rava Ranches. AeroVironment is determined to increase yields by giving farmers the data analytics they need to grow. Bosch smart agriculture products help growers...

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The Latest from the Twittersphere

by elyons

Posted on May 09, 2019 09:45 AM

@WaterBitInc "The survey found that 56% of respondents have started using mechanization, with more than half of those saying they did so due to employee shortages." This is a big reason why WaterBit is so enticing to growers--it saves irrigation labor. https://buff.ly/2PE33gE  #agtech #aglabor   @...

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Save the Dates! AgTech Season is Here

by elyons

Posted on May 07, 2019 12:49 PM

May and June will be busy months, as the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology companies gear up for the Forbes AgTech Summit in Salinas on June 26-27, 2019. Here are a few upcoming events for Center residents and sponsors to note: May 7: Food Safety in Agriculture – Hosted by...

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The Latest from the Twittersphere

by elyons

Posted on April 24, 2019 10:53 AM

Taylor Farms‏ @YourTaylorFarms  We are committed to preserving a healthy world for future generations. In addition to our renewable and alternative energy initiatives, we also focus on waste reduction in our journey to reduce our carbon footprint. #TaylorFarms #EarthMonth https://www.taylorfarms....

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WGCIT Hosts Industrial Hemp Meetup

by elyons

Posted on April 18, 2019 01:54 PM

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology hosted Hemp Information and Overview Meetup on April 17 to discuss the latest trends in industrial hemp and opportunities for specialty crop growers and agtech companies. Gabe Youtsey kicked off the meetup by speaking about the hemp...

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Be Part of WG’s Innovation Showcase at Forbes AgTech Summit

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on April 10, 2019 08:28 AM

If you are a startup working out of Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, you have the exclusive opportunity to be part of our Innovation Showcase at the Forbes AgTech Summit on June 26-27! As a presenter in the Innovation Case, your company and technology will be exposed to 600+...

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First Resident Council Meeting Concludes

by elyons

Posted on April 03, 2019 02:21 PM

Last week, Dennis Donohue, lead at the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, hosted the first quarterly ‘Resident Council Meeting’ at the Center with a handful of longtime residents and sponsors. Kevin Payne (Zest Labs), Nathan Dorn (Food Origins), Patrick Zelaya (HeavyConnect),...

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The Latest from the Twittersphere

by elyons

Posted on March 14, 2019 08:40 AM

Kirk Haney‏ @kirkhaney There is no Silicon Valley for Agtech and that is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs worldwide! Radicle Growth https://www.agprofessional.com/article/farmers-and-ag-tech-collaboration-key   Prassack Advisors‏ @PrassackAdvsrs    For farmers, harvesting data is boosting...

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Grower Trial Network Heads to Yuma from Salinas

by elyons

Posted on February 26, 2019 03:08 PM

Western Growers’ Grower Trial Network has hit California and Arizona by storm! On February 19, Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology held its second Grower Trail Network meeting, where 30 growers and agtech start-up companies gathered at the Center in Salinas to collaborate on the...

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Q&A with Dennis Donohue: Crop Collaborative Initiative

by elyons

Posted on February 26, 2019 11:05 AM

We recently sat down with Dennis Donohue, the director of Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, to learn more about the Crop Collaborative Initiative.    What is Crop Collaborative Initiative? The Crop Collaborative Initiative is a Western Growers/Western Growers Center for...

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