Western Growers Opens Registration for First-Ever Salinas Biological Summit; Dennis Donohue and Karen Ross Comment
IRVINE, CA - Mark your calendars! Western Growers has announced that registration is officially open for the first-ever Salinas Biological Summit. The advantageous industry event will be held June 20–21, 2023 at California State University Monterey Bay's Salinas City Center.
"For Western Growers members, biologicals have become a significant issue," said Dennis Donohue, Director of the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology. "The 2023 Salinas Biological Summit will provide the platform to share knowledge, insights, and best practices to address the opportunity."
As explained in a press release, the 2023 Salinas Biological Summit offers an opportunity for growers to increase their awareness of available biological solutions to address their soil and plant needs, in addition to a chance for agricultural businesses to learn about the disruptive science and start-up activity led by innovators in the crop protection space.
Dave Puglia, President and Chief Executive Officer of Western Growers; Julie Henderson, Director, California Department of Pesticide Regulation; Don Cameron, Vice President and General Manager of Terranova Ranch; Pam Marrone, CEO and Founder, Chestnut Bio Advisors; and Scott Kumar, Senior Vice President of Global R&D at Driscoll's, are all confirmed speakers of the event.
"This is an incredibly important and timely Summit that focuses on an area that needs much more attention, planning, and coordination of next-gen tools so we can ensure bountiful production of horticultural crops so critical to health and nutrition," said California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross, who will deliver welcoming remarks at the event.
The agenda for the Salinas Biological Summit, as well as registration and hotel accommodations, can be found here.
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