Date/Time

March 18, 2021 March 18, 2021
05:00 PM until 06:30 PM

The Eighth Annual Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit: Presidents Reception

Join premiere leaders in the Agriculture and Ag Technology fields of the Salinas and Silicon Valley on March 18 and 19 for the Salinas Valley Ag Technology Summit. This year, attendees will be able to view and participate in the online program at no charge.  A President’s Reception will kick off the summit on the evening of March 18, featuring a 5:30 p.m. Fireside Chat with Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, moderated by Dennis Donohue, director of the Western Growers for Innovation and Technology.

  • Virtually Meet with the Right Partners to Fast-Track Your Business
  • Virtually Network with Ag Tech Leaders
  • Update on Hartnell’s Agriculture and Business Technology Institute by Dr. Raúl Rodríguez, interim superintendent/president of Hartnell College

Hartnell College is presenting the Ag Tech Summit in partnership with the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology. During the full-day program on March 19, morning business sessions will feature ag tech players and industry leaders presenting on key issues, including workforce challenges and the critical role of education. Afternoon sessions will spotlight “Ag Tech, the View From Mexico and the Americas,” providing a fresh focus on challenges and opportunities in Mexico and Latin America.

For additional information about this year’s summit, including sponsorship and virtual exhibitor opportunities, please contact

Clint Cowden at (831) 755-6702 or ccowden@hartnell.edu.

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