In 2021, Western Growers received nearly $750,000 in grant funding from the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Over the next three and a half years, these funds will be used to educate the next generation of agriculture employee.

WG will be working with California Community College ag faculty throughout the state to develop educational modules that can be quickly embedded in current courses at any community college.

Walt Duflock

Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology Executive Director Dennis Donohue will speak at a March 29 webinar hosted by Microgrid Knowledge and entitled “Microgrids for the Food Industry: Simple and Practical Energy Solutions for Food Processors.”

The panel will cover what the typical components of a microgrid are and related forms of on-site generation; how energy as a service might improve your productivity and cost structure, and how to recognize the common criteria needed to determine if you company is a good fit for energy-as-a-service solution.

Ann Donahue

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