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    WIRED: “How Food-Bots Are Changing How We Eat”

    In this video featuring Salinas-based technologies from Taylor Farms and Blue River Technology, WIRED explores how automation in agtech is changing farming, harvesting and food preparation.

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    Lettuce Field
    TechCrunch Covers Taylor Farms’ Major New Cleantech Initiative

    Salinas-based agriculture giant Taylor Farms and agtech startup Concentric Power are working together to shrink the environmental footprint associated with producing food.

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    Ripe Cherry Tomatoes on Vine
    This agtech startup brings harvesting data to your smartphone

    Through his startup agtech company, Food Origins, Salinas entrepreneur Nathan Dorn is bringing precision data to the specialty crops Americans eat every day.

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    Realtor.com: Salinas Recognized As One of the Nation’s Cleanest Cities

    Based on factors such as greenhouse gas emissions, air quality and water quality, Salinas earned a top-10 ranking for the least polluted cities in America.

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    National Steinbeck Center, Salinas California
    The New York Times: “What to Find in Salinas Valley: Lush Fields, Good Wine and, Yes, Steinbeck”

    New York Times reporter takes an all-encompassing look at the beauty of Salinas’ landscape, culture and people.

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    PBS Reports on how California’s ‘Salad Bowl’ is Cultivating More Than Crops

    Salinas startups are using innovation to expand the region’s adoption of technology and provide new opportunities for the local population.

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    Agtech Scientist in Salinas California
    Fast Company Features Trace Genomics, “The ‘23andMe’ Of Soil”

    Trace Genomics, a graduate of Salinas’ THRIVE Accelerator Program, has developed a special kit that allows farmers to collect soil samples from their crops’ roots and send it to Trace’s lab for disease analysis.

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    Forbes Names Salinas No. 8 Strongest Farming & Agribusiness Region in the Nation

    Salinas’ specialization in “fresh” has made it a center of agricultural research and marketing.

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    CNBC Reports from Salinas on “Farming for the Future”

    CNBC visits Taylor Farms’ headquarters and explores its highly innovative farming robots and technology.

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