Whittier Elementary School kids planting a garden.

Spring Arrives With New Lessons

2015 April 1.

Spring is here! Hopefully the sun is shining, the birds are chirping and you are ready to plant your spring garden!

FOSTERING INNOVATION: Thrive Accelerator Prompting New Technologies

2015 April 1.

The Thrive Accelerator program, which was launched last July to foster innovation in the agricultural sector, reached a milestone in early March when 10 of the most innovative firms gave 20 minute presentations of their business ideas to a panel of judges.

USING WEATHER DATA Technology Allows for Capture and Use of Vital Info

2015 March 4.

It is the era of “Big Data” and everyone is trying to harness available information to make better decisions in all facets of business.  Possibly nowhere does that make more sense than when dealing with the weather and agriculture.