This week's episode of Voices of the Valley explores the opportunities for agtech innovation and investment in Latin America.

Accelerator The Yield Lab is dedicated to funding companies across the globe and then assisting with their growth and development for the long haul.

"We're not in a rush," says Tomás Peña, Managing Director, The Yield Lab Latam, as he visits the podcast. "This is a business about talent. Eighty percent of the money we invest goes to talent."

Ann Donahue

Fresh off being accepted into the elite THRIVE agtech accelerator and winning the Innovation Award at THRIVE Demo Day 2022, Space AG Co-Founder and CEO Guillermo de Vivanco joins Voices of the Valley to discuss the evolution of his company in the digital agriculture arena.

Space AG is a software platform that increases efficiencies through digitization and data collection - but always by keeping an eye on the human impact.

Ann Donahue

The first edition of FIRA USA, the cutting-edge agtech robotics conference, will be held from Oct. 18-20, 2022 in Fresno, and Western Growers members are eligible for a 15% discount on registration through the end of June.

Co-sponsored by GOFAR-FIRA, the University of California and Western Growers, FIRA USA 2022 is a unique event dedicated to robotics, autonomous systems and technologies for farming. Specialty crop growers will discover state-of-art innovations to tackle labor shortages and environmental issues.

Ann Donahue

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