The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) recently announced its annual call for preliminary research proposals and corresponding research priorities, which are focused on applied research.

In order to conduct applied research, scientists heavily rely on access to industry expertise, fields/facilities and samples; therefore, CPS is encouraging companies throughout the produce supply and value chain to learn about research collaboration. Trade and commodity organizations are also encouraged to participate.

Sonia Salas

Join HeavyConnect this Thursday to hear about its agtech product line as well as view a live demonstration of the company’s limited COVID-19 module (which is free for Western Growers’ members). During this “Innovating in Challenging Times” webinar, HeavyConnect’s CEO, Patrick Zelaya, and COO, Abby Sherburne, will engage in a lively discussion with Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Director Dennis Donohue and share how their agtech startup has continued innovating through the current challenging times.

Chardae Heim

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