May 19, 2020

Digital Edition of May/June 2020 WG&S Magazine Now Available

Take a look back at the first five years of the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology in the latest edition of Western Grower & Shipper magazine, which is now available online and in print. Click here to access the electronic version of the magazine.

Some highlights from this issue include the following:

The WGCIT Turns 5: A Look Back At Its First Years
It’s been nearly five years since Western Growers shook the future of farming as it set out to open one of the first agricultural technology centers in the United States.

Women on the Front Lines of Leadership at Booth Ranches
The world is currently facing a pandemic that has severely shaken every industry, company and employee. It is during these high stress situations that a company’s workforce either flourishes or falters. Luckily for Loren Booth, she had the right players in place before coronavirus infiltrated the world.

Senator Hurtado, Following the Central Valley Dream
To many, Melissa Hurtado is an energetic American politician serving in the California State Senate. While this is true, Senator Hurtado’s background and upbringing reveal how she came to be the determined, persevering female legislator representing California’s 14th Senate district.

WGIS’ Connected Worker Program Addresses Key COVID-19 Workplace Needs
In January 2020, Western Growers Insurance Services formally launched the Connected Worker Program, which monitors body mechanics in order to improve safety practices, develop injury prevention methods, and reinforce awareness of safety and a positive safety culture.

Best Practices to Build a Resilient Supply Chain During COVID-19
Do you know how your supply chain will recover after the disruption of the COVID-19 health crisis has passed? There are several important steps you can take now to address this concern and be prepared for the future.

Precision Ag Offers Efficiencies
Trimble Inc., best known in the farming community for its auto steer product used on tractors and other equipment, is, in fact, a world-wide company that provides technological solutions across a broad range of industries dealing with many different challenges.