Innovation in the Central Valley will feature educational forums and robust networking opportunities while showcasing cutting-edge innovations for the agricultural community. It will also include two engaging keynote addresses from Michael Harries of The Robotics Hub and Andra Keay of Silicon Valley Robotics.

Activities and highlights include:

  • Showcase of AgTech Startups/Technologies
  • Panels on Central Valley Ag Challenges; Automation; and Farm Data
  • Pitch Session from AgTech Startups
  • Networking
  • Dinner with Keynote Speakers on Robotics

The event will also include R&D tours in the morning [invite only] and an education portion for students in the early afternoon. The educational session will feature a “Student AgSharks Competition,” where students from local youth organizations will hear pitches from agtech startups and team with venture capitalists to provide feedback.


Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
9240 S Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA 93648

Event Time: 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 3:00pm to 8:00pm

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