Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology brought a little extra flavor to lunch last Friday with its first ever Burritos and Brainstorming luncheon. The event featured five Taylor Farm team members who spoke with the WGCIT resident startup companies about a variety of topics relating to agriculture and technology, while enjoying burritos for lunch.

Full details about this event can be found on the newly launched WGCIT AgTech Blog. 

Stephanie Metzinger

Western Growers’ Board of Directors are meeting in Sacramento this week to discuss a variety of topics affecting the agriculture industry. Tomorrow, Western Growers Chairman Larry Cox will gavel the meeting to order and committee meetings will follow. The Board will cover issues such as water, labor, food safety, agtech, legislative proposals, trade, and transportation issues. The full board will meet on Thursday to report on their respective discussions and to take up any items passed out of the committees.

Stephanie Metzinger

Five start-up companies have been added to the roster of agtech leaders working out of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT). These companies, in addition to the inaugural six residents in the WGCIT, will work both independently and collaboratively to create innovations that will help solve agriculture’s biggest challenges. They will also play an integral role in the development of several new programs and events hosted by the WGCIT, such as Tech Talks.

The five new WGCIT residents include the following:

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