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December 1, 2016

Three New Startups Join WG Center for Innovation & Technology

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology® (WGCIT) welcomes three new agtech start-up companies: Aeroptic LLC, AgTech Industries and Tailwater Systems, Inc.

These three new startups join 22 other innovation companies who are all developing technologies to help solve agriculture’s most pressing challenges such as labor availability, water quality, food security and water supply.

Aeroptic LLC: From enhancing precision agriculture efforts to improving crop yields, Aeroptic is focused on helping unlock the power of aerial imagery in geospatial information systems. The company uses state-of-the-art aerial remote sensing technology to improve crop yields and identify production trends.

AgTech Industries: AgTech Industries products include infield telemetry, designed to collect sensor data, and operations software, which allows growers to transform in-field data into better informed growing decisions, such as controlling and monitoring irrigation with real time information. AgTech Industries offers the first growing operations platform that allows utilization by all of the growers’ employees.

Tailwater Systems, Inc.: Tailwater Systems specializes in a low cost, high performance process for reducing nitrates in surface and subsurface drainage. The company designs, builds, installs and operates compact bioreactors for removing nutrients and other regulated substances from an operation’s drainage.

To learn more about the Center, please visit the WGCIT website or read the WGCIT News Blog