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December 21, 2018

First AgTechx Event in 2019 Kicks Off in Sacramento

Join us for our first AgTechx event of 2019, as we focus on technology being developed to solve issues faced in the northern California region.

AgTechx will take place at the Bayer Crop Science global biologics research facility in West Sacramento and will feature a fireside chat with Dr. Adrian Percy, former Head of Research & Development for the Crop Science Division of Bayer, and a keynote by Vilas Rao, Vice President of Strategy for The Climate Corporation. Additionally, this event will include educational forums and robust networking opportunities with ag thought leaders while showcasing cutting-edge innovations, like digital farming for the agricultural community.

Activities and highlights include:

  • FFA Student AgSharks Competition
  • Tour of the Bayer Crop Science Global Biologics Research Facility
  • Panels and Discussions on Ag Challenges Faced in the Sacramento Region
  • Networking with Key Leaders in Agriculture and Technology 
  • Keynote Addresses
  • Fireside Chats

This event is hosted by Western Growers in partnership with the Bayer Crop Science Division.

AgTechx – West Sacramento is part of the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology’s key focus to bring agtech to growers – in their backyard. The first “backyard innovation” event launched in Brawley on February 8; then traveled to Reedley on May 8 and Harris Ranch on July 10; and was most recently held in Delano on September 18.  


AgTechx – West Sacramento

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm PST

Location: Bayer Crop Science Biologics Research Facility (890 Embarcadero Drive, West Sacramento, CA 95605)


For questions, contact Hank Giclas at (949) 885-2205 or Dennis Donohue at (831) 594-4883.