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Hartnell to host 5th Annual Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit

(Contributed) March 15, 2018 — Salinas, CA Organizers are expecting 1000-1200 attendees this year 5th Annual Salinas Valley Ag Technology Summit:..

March 15, 2018

Western Growers’ AgTech Incubator Finds Solutions to Feed America’s Growing Population

By Stephanie Thara Metzinger Western Growers Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat March 13, 2018 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: College students returning to..

March 13, 2018

Resident agtech startups at Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology are making news

By Sara Isenberg Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Santa Cruz Tech Beat March 9, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA Last week we published Boost Biomes Launches..

March 10, 2018

Boost Biomes Launches With $2.05M Seed Funding to Develop Microbiome-Based Products

(Contributed) February 27, 2018 — Salinas and San Francisco, CA Boost Biomes today announced the close of a $2.05M seed round — led by Nimble Ventures..

February 27, 2018

CSUMB to hold symposium on women in ag and tech

By Iris Nolasco Farms to Incubators February 14, 2018 — Seaside, CA Leaders in agriculture and tech come together in half-day symposium at CSUMB Symposium:..

February 14, 2018

Otters in the “Shark Tank”

By Ray Kaiser The Lutrinae, CSUMB February 6, 2018 — Seaside, CA (Photo above: Students participate in the sixth annual Startup Weekend for the Monterey..

February 6, 2018

Three-part series spotlights minority women entrepreneurs in agtech

(Source: From Farm to Incubatorsttps) February 6, 2018 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Minority women featured in the article series at the documentary..

February 6, 2018

Cross-institutional cohort will participate in Transforming STEM Teaching Faculty Learning Program

(Source: UCSC Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning) February 6, 2018 — Santa Cruz, CA The Transforming STEM Teaching Faculty Learning Program..

February 6, 2018

Naval Postgraduate School’s Seed Program selects first group of projects for full funding

(Contributed) February 1, 2018 — Monterey, CA VC Funding Model Fuels Military Research Five research projects at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are..

February 1, 2018

Western Growers agtech center exceeding expectations

By Ashley Nickle The Packer January 23, 2018 — Salinas, CA More than 50 startup companies now work with the Salinas-based Western Growers Center for..

January 23, 2018

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Santa Cruz Tech Beat published a piece by Stephanie Metzinger on our Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology in City of Salinas earlier this week; the article highlights the changing industry of farming in the West, and the technologies meeting the needs of growers. #AgTech "The Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) serves as a hub for the accelerated development and rapid deployment of innovative solutions to help farmers feed more people with fewer resources. ...To dramatically increase our global food production, we need a systematic transformation of the way we cultivate our food. That’s where technology comes in, and that’s where WG’s Center for Innovation & Technology plays a key role." Read the entire post here: Hazel Technologies AgVoice Concentric Power, Inc. HeavyConnect California Safe Soil Western Growers

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