Join the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology on Tuesday, November 10th, for its Veteran’s Day Salute, where agtech innovators will discuss how the military prepared them for their current roles. They will also be sharing the significance of Veterans Day to them as well as be providing insight on agtech trends.

Western Growers would like to take this opportunity to thank all veterans for their service to this country.

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Chardae Heim

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) yesterday announced a final rule updating the methodology for determining the annual Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWR) in the H-2A agricultural visa program. The new rule aims to improve the consistency of the AEWR and establish better stability and predictability for employers in complying with their wage obligations.

Among the key provisions of the final rule:

Cory Lunde

IRVINE, Calif. (November 2, 2020) –  Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT), a premier U.S.-based agtech incubator, and Agri-TechE, the leading UK agri-tech innovation network, have partnered to accelerate innovation in field harvest automation. The partnership will focus on connecting farmers, scientists, academics, technologists and entrepreneurs in both the United States and United Kingdom to collaborate on shared strategic priorities—most notably, field harvest automation and food safety solutions.

Stephanie Metzinger

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