Date: Mar 25, 2014
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It’s Not Too Late to Register for March 26th Lunch and Learn Robotics Webinar

Tomorrow, Wednesday March 26, Western Growers will conduct a Lunch & Learn webinar updating the industry on the use of robotics for growing and harvesting specialty crops. 

This webinar will provide a brief overview of the current status of robotics in our industry and will highlight the causes of rapid automation during growing activities as well as the future, economic factors and limitations of robotic harvesting. A few examples of technologies currently used will be shared, including a lettuce thinner, intelligent grapevine pruner and a robotic harvester being used for strawberries. Featured speakers include Tony Koselka, founder of Vision Robotics, and Joseph S. Wickham, founder of Robotic Harvesting LLC.  Additional guests participating in the Q&A session include: Frank Maconachy, President and CEO of Ramsay Highlander and Juan Bravo, founder of Agrobot.

Don’t miss this fascinating webinar:

Wednesday, March 26

11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. PST

REGISTER for this event.

WG Staff Contact

Sonia Salas
Senior Director, Science & Technology
949-885-2251

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