The annual InfoAg conference is back in 2015. InfoAg 2015 is a precision agriculture event for producers, consultants, and the crop production industry. This year the conference features five tracks of concurrent sessions with two tracks repeating to allow attendees to hear more of the presentations while offering a wide variety of topics.
Forbes, in partnership with SVG Partners and The Steinbeck Innovation Cluster, will host “Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit”. This is an invitation-only event bringing the smartest minds in Silicon Valley and global agriculture to Salinas Valley for a multi-day event to tackle some of the world’s most critical agriculture challenges.
As we look ahead to the Forbes AgTech Summit later this week, we took a moment to reflect on GAI’s AgTech Week, which took place two weeks ago in San Francisco, to make a few observations on what’s happening in agtech.
Editor’s Note: AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak with The Honorable Joe Gunter, Mayor of Salinas, on the relationship between agriculture and technology both in his home town and around the world.
Editors Note: AgFunderNews recently had the opportunity to speak with Mitchell Presser, a GAI Innovation Advisory Board Member and Head of U.S. Mergers and Acquisitions for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, regarding his perspective on the relationship between private equity investment and the growth of agtech, a topic that he will be speaking on at the upcoming GAI Conference in San Francisco, running from Monday June 22 to Wednesday June 24.
Editors Note: AgFunder recently sat down with Felicia Marcus, Chair of the California State Water Resources Board. Marcus will be leading a discussion on Living in the Reality of the California Drought at GAI Agtech Week on June 22-24, 2015.
SARTA (Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance) just announced 20 companies will be participating in Pitchfests taking place at TechCon Sacramento on November 6, 2014, at the Sacramento Convention Center.
Kirk Uhler, CEO of SARTA, said, “We are successfully developing a vital investor community in the Sacramento region with three new venture capital funds getting ready to invest in innovation in our region.
If you’re in-tune with the Valley, watching investment trends and looking for new opportunities, chances are you’ve started looking into Ag.
In February in Palo Alto at the From Farms to Foodies, a “power breakfast” organized by Cleantech Group, Silicon Valley Bank, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, big-ag was the big-talk.