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May 10, 2018

WG’s Kawamura, Donohue to Speak on Ag High-Tech Revolution

Western Growers’ A.G. Kawamura and Dennis Donohue will join California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross for a discussion on the high-tech revolution in agriculture during “The Power of AgTech: Disruption on the Farm” Luncheon on May 22. Kawamura, former CDFA secretary, is owner of Orange County Produce and a member of WG Board of Directors, and Dennis Donohue, former Mayor of Salinas, serves as the lead of Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology.

In an effort to spread the importance of agricultural technology, Western Growers has partnered with the Silicon Valley Business Journal to help host this luncheon. California’s agricultural industry is currently experiencing its own high-tech revolution—everything from using software to help with planting and cultivating to launching drones to aid with soil analysis.

During the event, which will be moderated by Donohue, Ross and Kawamura will offer an overview of the latest agtech developments and the impact technology with have on the future of farming.


“The Power of AgTech: Disruption on the Farm” Luncheon

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Location: Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center (17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037)

Price: $60/ticket. Cost includes lunch.

RSVP: Click here to register