Teams with potential to rapidly accelerate agricultural automation have been selected by farming and tech giants to participate in first-ever Global Harvest Automation Initiative cohort

IRVINE, Calif. (May 17, 2021) – Western Growers has selected 13 innovators for the inaugural cohort of its Global Harvest Automation Initiative (GHAI), a groundbreaking project that aims to automate 50 percent of specialty crop harvest within 10 years by accelerating the commercialization of harvest automation innovations.

Stephanie Metzinger

On May 20, 2021, Western Growers is hosting a web discussion surrounding all submissions received during the Soil Amendments/Non-Synthetic Crop Treatments comment period. Please note that this webinar will now be from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT (not the 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. timeframe previously advertised).

During this web discussion, proposed changes to the LGMA-approved metrics will be publicly presented by the corresponding submitter with open dialogue allowed for all attendees. We encourage all stakeholders to register today for this important web discussion.

Sonia Salas

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