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Western Growers Launches Global Harvest Automation Initiative

(Contributed) April 16, 2021 — Salinas and Irvine, CA Groundbreaking initiative aims to accelerate ag automation by 50 percent in 10 years Western..

April 16, 2021

Five years after launching, Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology’s startups are making an impact

(Source: WGA website) March 25, 2021 — Salinas, CA Five years ago, Western Growers launched its Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT), housed in..

March 25, 2021

Dennis Donohue: As AgTech Advances, Building a Talent Pipeline is the Next Big Step

By Dennis DonohueDirector, Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT)Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat February 24, 2021 — Salinas, CA..

February 24, 2021

Dennis Donohue: 2021: AgTech Shifts to More Result-Oriented Posture

By Dennis DonohueDirector, Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT)Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat January 5, 2021 — Salinas, CA..

January 5, 2021

WG Tech Center Connects 50 Students to Amazon, AgTech Startups

December 31, 2020 — Salinas, CA (Source: WGCIT blog) Event helps students “prepare for the future—beyond exams—as the world increasingly..

December 31, 2020

WGCIT: 2020 Reflection, Moving AgTech Forward in 2021

December 31, 2020 — Salinas, CA (Source: WGCIT blog) The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology is continuing our mission of solving..

December 31, 2020

Watch: Intellectual Property in AgTech

(Source: Vimeo) December 10, 2020 — Salinas, CA Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) recently hosted a ‘Lunch and Learn’..

December 10, 2020

ApisProtect wins Start-Up Pitch Competition at the 6th Annual Women in Tech Festival

(Contributed) November 19, 2020 — Salinas, CA and Cork, Ireland This year hundreds of applications were received for the 6th Annual Women in Tech..

November 19, 2020

Western Growers Partners with Agri-TechE Ecosystem to Accelerate Field Harvest Automation

(Contributed) November 3, 2020 — Salinas, CA The partnership will focus on connecting farmers, scientists, academics, technologists and entrepreneurs in..

November 3, 2020

Western Growers Hires Walt Duflock as Vice President, Innovation

(Contributed) October 20, 2020 — Irvine, CA and Salinas, CA Increasing its industry-leading efforts to quicken the pace of technology solutions for the..

October 20, 2020

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