August 30, 2016

WG Showcasing Latest in AgTech Innovation During Annual Meeting

For the second year, Western Growers will be showcasing the latest agricultural technologies during the Innovation Arena II workshop at the 91st Annual Meeting in Kauai.

Innovation Arena II will introduce attendees to cutting-edge technological innovations and specialized services designed to help you manage scarce resources, overcome intense regulatory and marketplace pressure and deliver higher quality produce. Select tech companies and entrepreneurs will showcase new offerings in agricultural technology before a panel of Western Growers judges. This interactive workshop, which will be held on November 8, 2016, encourages audience participation, as attendees of the Innovation Arena will help determine the winners.

You won’t want to miss this enlightening workshop! If you haven’t already done so, don’t forget to:

Interested in competing or know someone who would?

Western Growers officially opened applications for the Innovation Arena II yesterday. The Innovation Arena will offer six agtech start-up companies an opportunity to compete for two winning prizes and invaluable exposure to the nation’s leading agricultural operations. Two winners will be selected to receive a complimentary one-year membership with Western Growers and a coveted spot in the WG Center for Innovation & Technology in Salinas, Calif. For full details about the competition, download the Request for Proposal or contact Hank Giclas at (949) 885-2205. All interested applicants can apply at WG’s Innovation Arena website.

For more information on the Annual Meeting, contact Randy Hause at (949) 885-2263.