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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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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