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January 5, 2023

Register for AgTechX Ed: A Special Industry Event with CDFA Secretary Karen Ross

Join Western Growers and California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross for a half-day AgTechX Ed event at Modesto Junior College on Feb. 8, 2023.

This event is done in partnership with the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, the CDFA, and Modesto Community College to provide the next generation of agriculture workers with the information and resources to embark on a rich and fulfilling career navigating on-farm technology.

The event begins at 1 p.m. PST and features the following panel topics:

Industry Issues and Skill Identification – Agtech entrepreneurs, global tech experts and farmers will provide guidance on the hard and soft skills needed to thrive in the current workforce.

Education and Workforce Development Strategies – Educators and academics will detail current and future education and workforce development strategies.

Industry Leaders – Leadership from companies throughout the region will delve into strategies and tactics for building a sufficient workforce.

Fireside Chat with Karen Ross – An in-depth discussion on how to cultivate homegrown talent through partnerships between government, industry and academia.

Click here to register for this event!