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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

Six AgTech Co’s Selected to Compete for Up To $250K Equity Investment

(Contributed) October 25, 2017 — Salinas, CA [Editor’s note: While Western Growers is based in Irvine and S2G is based in Chicago, The Western..

October 25, 2017

THRIVE bridges heartland of California agriculture with worldwide technology providers

By Emily Breslin THRIVE Marketing Manager Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat August 17, 2017 — Salinas and Los Gatos, CA The THRIVE Venture & Innovation..

August 17, 2017

Watch: Food Origins Success Story

(Source: Western Growers Association, YouTube) May 11, 2017 — Salinas, CA Nathan Dorn, founder of Food Origins, tells us about a case study where he..

May 11, 2017

10 named THRIVE Accelerator winners

By Amy Wu The Californian April 13, 2017 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Eric Smith, visiting fellow at Western Growers, and Jessica Bollinger of Arable..

April 13, 2017

herScript Hacks will focus on agtech at this year’s hackathon

(Source: eventbrite) April 6, 2017 — Salinas, CA Event Summary herScript Hacks is an annual regional hackathon meant to engage and excite the tech..

April 6, 2017

Minority Women Entrepreneurs Share Stories in “From Farms to Incubators”

By Jan Janes Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat February 18, 2017 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Amy Wu, producer of the multimedia presentation “From..

February 18, 2017

Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) celebrates one-year anniversary

(Source: Taylor Farms blog) January 19, 2017 — Salinas, CA (Photo: The Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) celebrates its..

January 19, 2017

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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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