Since opening its doors in December 2015, the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) has taken significant steps to accelerate the development of agricultural technologies. The Center currently houses 58 agtech start-up companies, which are supported by 40 generous sponsors.

The Center welcomed more than 10 new startups in 2019 including the following:

Hank Giclas

AgTechx King City will feature a special keynote speech from Craig Wilson, Vice President of Quality Control & Food Safety at Costco Wholesale. Costco’s food safety audit systems, STEC testing of fresh foods, x-ray product inspection, and unique positions on the Global Food Safety Initiative and the global regulatory environment is well known industry wide.

Hank Giclas

Join us for our AgTechxKing City event, as we showcase some of the most innovative minds in agriculture and technology.

This AgTechx will take place at the King City Fairgrounds and will feature a keynote speech from Craig Wilson, Vice President of Quality Control & Food Safety at Costco Wholesale.

Hank Giclas

Save the date for our next AgTechX event, which will explore trends and technologies that will shape the food safety systems of the future. From preventive controls to the elusive kill step, academics, technologists and growers will gather to learn and exchange ideas on how technology can help enhance the safety of our food supply. 

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