Date: Nov 03, 2016

Dennis Donohue, former mayor of Salinas, will work with Western Growers to further develop the Western Growers’ Center for Innovation & Technology® (WGCIT) into a premier agtech startup incubator. In this role, Donohue will drive agtech initiatives, bolster innovation programming, further facilitate relationships between start-up companies and growers and spearhead business development at the WGCIT in Salinas, Calif.

“Because the Center for Innovation & Technology offers unbeatable resources such as market access and direct connections to growers, I firmly believe that it’s one of the best advances in the agtech movement,” said Donohue. “Western Growers’ commitment to accelerating innovation and industry success is inspiring, and I’m ecstatic to work with Western Growers to drive the future of agriculture.” Full press release.

For more information, read Hank Giclas’ Letter to WGCIT Residents and Sponsors.  

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Stephanie Metzinger
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