Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology will be coming together with Google IgniteCS and Facebook to sponsor herScript Hacks, an annual regional hackathon, on April 29-30. Sponsorship is part of WG's effort to develop the future agtech workforce.The event is meant to engage students studying STEM-related topics (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) by encouraging them to work with industry leaders to create technological solutions to real-world problems.

Stephanie Thara

Tune in to our next Tech Talk on Tuesday, April 25, where Trace Genomics will speak about technology that improves soil health and disease management. Trace Genomics, one of 35 agtech startups in the WG Center for Innovation & Technology, makes it easy for growers to understand the disease pressures in their land before putting plants into the ground.

Stephanie Thara


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