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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The Latest from the Twittersphere

by elyons

Posted on September 05, 2018 11:52 AM

Western Growers‏ @WesternGrowers  Calling all #agtech entrepreneurs & #startups! Applications for the 2018 AgSharks Competition are now open. You can earn $250,000 in investment capital to support the development & growth of your businesses. Apply at https://www.research.net/r/G6LRVXY   ...

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Welcome Designed Workfoce Solutions!

by elyons

Posted on September 05, 2018 10:43 AM

Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology is proud to introduce a new Center sponsor, Designed Workforce Solutions (DWS), to the companies that make up the WGCIT community. Designed Workforce Solutions is an affiliate company of Masis Staffing Solutions, with a focus on customized...

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Western Growers CIT is an Exciting part of the Salinas City Center Boom

by elyons

Posted on August 03, 2018 12:11 PM

There have been many exciting updates around the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology’s location in the Taylor Building – right in the heart of Salinas City Center! First of all, we have fun, new neighbors on the first floor at 150 Main Street, Salinas. The retail level of the...

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WGCIT Innovators TracMap & Food Origins Collaborate in the Field

by elyons

Posted on July 20, 2018 11:32 AM

Innovators at the Western Growers CIT are working together in exciting new ways! Earlier this week, Food Origins and TracMap—two startups working out of the WGCIT—collaborated on a confidential project. Food Origins CEO Nathan Dorn needed to be able to have people drive a golf cart at a precise...

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Five Major Trends in AgTech

by elyons

Posted on July 20, 2018 08:24 AM

  Four Major Factors are Driving AgTech Adoption: Population Growth, Environmental Regulations, Changing Diets Internationally, & Declining Sensor Costs  AgTech Startups Raised $10.1 billion in 2017, a 29% increase from 2016  Venture Capitalist firms consider AgTech a ‘Horizontal’...

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GUEST BLOG: HarvestPort Ramps Up Input Buys for California Specialty Crop Farmers with a Focus on Bringing Savings to Farmers Now

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on July 17, 2018 10:52 AM

By Heidi Burns, Head of Revenue, HarvestPort HarvestPort (a WGA CIT member) has a new goal in 2018: to lower crop input costs for all farmers. You may know HarvestPort from their groundbreaking work as a shared economy platform, some have called them the “airbnb” of farming equipment. What you may...

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Exciting Updates from Western Growers CIT Innovators, Sponsors, and Leadership

by elyons

Posted on July 03, 2018 10:04 AM

  California Safe Soil, SWIIM, Soft Robotics, & Trace Genomics - The 25 Most Innovative AgTech Startups In 2018 SWIIM Completes Negotiations for Acquisition of Data Integrator OnFarm Systems   Software platform propels Concentric Power into Growth Mode  Concentric Power, Radicle...

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WGCIT Celebrates National Salad Month Throughout May

by elyons

Posted on May 09, 2018 03:56 PM

May is National Salad Month! The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) is celebrating National Salad Month in a variety of ways. On May 1, the agtech startups toured D’Arrigo Bothers to learn more about Andy Boy fresh products. During the visit, a dozen of our agtech...

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S2G Ventures visits the Western Growers CIT

by elyons

Posted on April 13, 2018 04:32 PM

Chuck Templeton, of Seed2Growth Ventures (S2G), spent the day at the Western Growers CIT in Salinas on April 5, 2018. Templeton met privately with eight different CIT startups, where he was able to provide input on their business plans and discuss their financial objectives. He also gave them...

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