Recent Stories by Chris Koger
Apr 11, 2018 by Chris Koger
Companies with ideas on how to automate planting, harvests and other farming tasks can compete for a minimum of $250,000 through The Radicle Automation Challenge from Western Growers and Radicle Growth.
Feb 21, 2018 by Chris Koger
As the clock winds down on a government mandate for truckers to begin using electronic devices to log hours, Western Growers continues to seek a permanent exemption to produce and other agricultural commodities.
Jan 17, 2018 by Chris Koger
Fifteen startups focusing on agriculture, water, and energy technology will be eligible to pitch their ideas to possible investors through the Fresno State Valley Venture Accelerator.
Oct 30, 2017 by Chris Koger
Indoor vertical grower AeroFarms has secured $40 million in Series D financing, pulling in investors from Dubai, London, New York, Beijing and The Netherlands.
Sep 28, 2017 by Chris Koger
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — The day before the latest round of NAFTA renegotiation talks began Sept. 23, the Trump administration signaled to Congress it would seek specific provisions for seasonal and perishable products.