The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology® (WGCIT) welcomes three new agtech start-up companies: Aeroptic LLC, AgTech Industries and Tailwater Systems, Inc.

These three new startups join 22 other innovation companies who are all developing technologies to help solve agriculture’s most pressing challenges such as labor availability, water quality, food security and water supply.

Stephanie Metzinger

In July, Wells Fargo awarded a $30,000 grant to the Western Growers Foundation to establish a scholarship fund for agtech startups. The application period for the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology® (WGCIT) Scholarship Program officially opened today.

This is arguably the first scholarship program of its kind in that it provides the winner with residence at one of the country’s premier agtech incubators designed to assist start-up companies who are developing agricultural technologies.

Stephanie Metzinger

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