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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Fall in Love with Our AgTech Startups this Valentine’s Day

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on February 13, 2019 03:22 PM

Have you ever thought about the role ag plays in Valentine’s Day? What about the technology farmers use to grow and harvest the perfect piece of produce? Or the delectable fruits and vegetables used to make the tastiest Valentine’s Day dinner? As Valentine’s Day approaches, there’s no better time...

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What our Innovators are Reading Now

by elyons

Posted on February 13, 2019 03:10 PM

How Zest Labs is Cutting Down on Valentine’s Day Food Waste, Jenny Splitter   Top Five Things to Know about Farm Tech, Tom Merritt   If you are considering participating in IID’s On-Farm Efficiency Conservation Program (OFECP) or are already enrolled, SWIIM can help maximize your water conservation...

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The Latest from the Twittersphere

by elyons

Posted on February 12, 2019 02:44 PM

The Produce Moms‏ @TheProduceMom  Episode 37 of #TheProduceMoms #Podcast features Sonia Salas of @WesternGrowers. Lori talks to Sonia about #foodsafety and the most recent #romaine outbreak that impacted the entire nation! https://www.theproducemoms.com/2019/02/06/...

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3 Trends Transforming AgTech

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on January 30, 2019 01:32 PM

As we go into 2019, we see technology has taken the agriculture industry by storm. From farm to table, technology has been the solution for issues farmers face such as food safety, and crop monitoring. With the global population expected to grow to over nine billion people by 2050, the advancements...

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Q&A with Dennis Donohue: Grower Trial Network

by elyons

Posted on January 28, 2019 02:20 PM

1. What is the Grower Trial Network? Why is it important? The Grower Trial Network is an organized group of Western Growers (WG) members who will be trialing and evaluating technology coming out of the WG Center for Innovation & Technology (the Center). The group will be led by our Future...

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Western Growers Tech Incubator Unveils New AgTech Initiatives during 3-Year Anniversary

by Anonymous

Posted on January 25, 2019 10:34 AM

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (the Center) celebrated its three-year anniversary earlier today with an exclusive event that included a fireside chat discussing the state of the industry, as well as a presentation to unveil WG’s Grower Trial Network and Crop-...

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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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