Exciting Updates from our Innovators

by elyons

Posted on January 14, 2019 02:02 PM

As we celebrate the three-year anniversary of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology in Salinas, there have been receiving many exciting updates from our resident companies:   Inteligistics has hired Josh Mitchell as Vice President to work out of the Salinas Valley for the...

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The Latest from the AgTech Twittersphere

by elyons

Posted on November 30, 2018 01:00 PM

City of Salinas‏ @CityofSalinas It's no surprise #entrepreneurs are flocking to the #Salinas valley, for close access to farms, startup resources like the @wg_cit and more: https://bit.ly/2qmJde2    The Bee Corp‏ @TheBeeCorp_ Thank you to our friends at @WesternGrowers & @wg_cit for selecting...

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What our Innovators are Reading Now

by elyons

Posted on November 30, 2018 11:30 AM

Agriculture Is Broken; AgTech Can Fix It  - Forbes, Erik Kobayashi-Solomon     An Irish agtech startup is helping beekeepers more effectively manage their hives  - Siobhán Dunphy     WaterBit Secures $11.4M Financing Led by NEA - Dana Marotto     WGCIT Startup AgTools selected to present at FRUIT...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Four New Startups Selected for Esteemed Wells Fargo Scholarship

by elyons

Posted on November 07, 2018 03:07 PM

In a joint effort to accelerate the development of agricultural technologies, Wells Fargo awarded Western Growers a $30,000 grant for the third year in a row. The grant was presented at a reception at the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology during the 2018 Forbes AgTech Summit in...

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Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources [from the National Academics of Science, Engineering, and Medicine] visits Salinas

by elyons

Posted on October 16, 2018 02:59 PM

On Monday, October 15, Dennis Donohue spoke to the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, from the National Academics of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. The Western Growers CIT helped the group with logistics, and participated in their Monday session in Salinas. Donohue explained the role...

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WGCIT Continues to Expand Global Reach with Visit from Thai Delegate

by elyons

Posted on October 11, 2018 10:53 AM

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, a large delegate from Thailand visited the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology in Salinas, CA. Dennis Donohue introduced the International MBA program from Bangkok’s Thammasat Business School to the Center and Western Growers Family of Companies....

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The Latest from the Twittersphere

by elyons

Posted on October 09, 2018 01:54 PM

Western Growers CIT‏ @wg_cit Dennis Donohue will lead a panel on #AgTech trends at @GrassInnovation - featuring several of the companies housed in the @wg_cit. #LasVegas Register Today! https://www.growinginnovations.com/attend/whyattend/?utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=carousel   Silicon...

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