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  • FFVA

WGCIT Startups Advance AgTech Education in Florida

by elyons

Posted on July 29, 2021 02:46 PM

Agricultural leaders from the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) visited the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) on July 28 to learn more about agtech advancement in California. The WGCIT was the third stop in FFVA’s current tour across California – a trip where FFVA Director Sonia Tighe along with 12 agricultural leaders from Florida are meeting with farm advocates and observing solutions that are being implemented in the west. 

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  • Washington GTN
  • Washington GTN
  • Washington GTN

Grower Trial Network Washington State Event

by elyons

Posted on July 09, 2021 11:12 AM

On July 8, the Western Grower Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) held our first Grower Trial Network (GTN) with the growers from the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission. Eleven agtech startups from the WGCIT pitched their solutions to a panel of approximately ten farmers in the State of Washington. This was an opportunity offered exclusively to the WGCIT members.

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WG Center for Innovation & Technology Celebrates “Re-Open” House

by elyons

Posted on July 01, 2021 02:43 PM

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) had an open house on June 16, 2021, to officially “reopen” the Center after a short hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions. The event allowed for entrepreneurs to mingle with WGCIT sponsors and WG member farmers. Dennis Donohue, the director of the Center, formally introduced Walt Duflock to the WGCIT community. Walt Duflock was named the Western Growers Vice President of Innovation in October 2020, but had not been able to meet many of the agtech innovators due to COVID-19 safeguards. Walt was able to share his vast experience with the WGCIT community and introduce the latest innovation initiatives.

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