Who is Attending

BRINGING TOGETHER SPECIALTY AGRICULTURE.

All in one place.

Connect with the prominent growers and progressive service providers who are leading the way forward for specialty agriculture. GROWING INNOVATIONS offers a first-of-its-kind opportunity to exchange information, address shared challenges and learn from the expertise of fellow growers, service providers, and allieds across the entire specialty crop ecosystem.

Here’s a sample of the leaders that are already registered.

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank – South Carolina 
AVP – Capital Markets

Agrian – California
Division Manager

Agrokumara SA de CV – Mexico
Owner

Alamo Farms LP – Arizona
Partner

Amigo Farms – Arizona
Food Safety Director

Arnold Farms – California
Owner

Ball Hort – California
Business Development

Barton Ranch – California
VP Orchard Operations

Battlefield Farms Inc. – Virginia
Owner/President

Bella Rosa Orchard – Canada
Owner

Biosphere Enhancement Corp – Oregon 
President

BioWorks – New York
CEO

Blair Three Canyon Farms
Owner

Bleyhl Co-op – Washington
Crop Advisor

Bowles Farming Co
President/CEO
VP of Technology

California Ag Solutions – California
VP Operations
VP General Operations

California Giant – California
Production & Farming Operations Manager

Canadian Greenhouse Conference – Canada
Program Coordinator
Executive Coordinator

Capay Organic – California
Production Manager

Center for Supply Chain Innovation, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University
Director, Outreach & Partnerships

Cherrylake, Inc. – Florida
President

Chiawana Orchards – Washington
Owner

Color Spot Nurseries
Director of Procurement

Columbia Fruit Packers, Inc. – Washington
Manager

Coretva agriscience – Division of DowDupont – California
Predictive

Costa Farms LLC – Florida
VP of Operations
Farm Manager

Director of Global Sourcing

Dawson Farms – North Dakota
Owner/Operator

Desert Research Institute – Nevada
Business Development Leader
Hardware and Software Team Leader
Hydrometeorologist
Research Professor, Biology
Associate Research Scientist, Biology

Dixondale Farms – Texas
Production Manager

Driscolls’ – California
Sr. Manager Postharvest R&D

Embassy of Netherlands – Washington D.C.
Advisor Agricultural Affairs

Emerald Farms – California
Partner

Eubanks Produce Inc. – Mississippi
Farm Manager
Office Manager
Key Accounts Manager

Four Little Devils Farm – Arizona
President

Freshmex – Mexico
Production Manager

Gilcrease Orchard – Nevada
Assistant Director
Director

GoldRiver Orchards – California
Controller

Greenheart Farms, Inc. – California
Grower

Green Tree Orchards – Michigan
Manager

Greenway Plants Inc – Alabama
Owner
Manager

Hanrahan Orchards – Washington
President

Harris Wolf Almonds – California
CIO

Harvest Returns – Texas
COO

Headstart Nursery – California
Manager

HM.CLAUSE – California
R&D Operations Director

Hortifut Chile SA – Chile
IT Manager
IT Sub Manager

Hortigen Produce – Mexico
Director

IMG Enterprise, Inc. – Florida
CEO

Incotec – Netherlands

J.W. Paulk Jr. Farms – Georgia
Owner

John Deere Co – Kansas
Market Planner

Keystone Potato Producers Association – Canada
Board Member

King Grove Organic Farm, Inc. – Florida
President

LaBrucherie Produce – California
President

Lakeside Organic Gardens – California
Operations Manager

Lester’s Farm Market Inc. – Canada
Owner
Employee

Leo Dietrich & Sons LLC – Michigan
Partner

Magic Valley Growers, Ltd. – Idaho
CEO

Magnolia Gardens Nursery – Texas
General Manager
Business Manager

Mellano & Company – California
CEO

Metrolina Greenhouses
Co-CEO

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California – California
Program Manager

MGK – Minnesota 
Plant Protection

Min. of Food & Agriculture Planting For Food & Jobs – Ghana
Extension Officer

Mountain States Wholesale Nursery – Arizona
General Manager

Monson Fruit Company – Washington
Orchard Operations
Fieldman

NACHURS – Ohio
Vice President – Marketing

Noble Research Institute – Oklahoma
Research Assistant

NovaSource – Arizona
Director of Marketing
Marketing Manager

Ocean Mist Farms
VP of Operations
VP Production

Consultant

Okanagan Specialty Fruits – Canada
Field Operations

Owyhee Produce
General Manager

Petrocco Farms
Vice President

Plenty Unlimited – Wyoming
Research Scientist

Produce Marketing Association
Vice President, Supply Chain Efficiencies

Profile Products – Illinois
Director of Horticulture

Qualitree Propagators, Inc. – Canada
President

R.D. Offutt Farms Co.
Director of Procurement & Business Technology
President

MW Operations Controller

Rehrig Pacific – California
Director of Agriculture

Riata Farms – Arizona
Owner

Rombauer Vineyards – California
Viticulturist

Seville Farms
President

Smith Gardens, Inc. – Washington
Distribution Business Analyst
Distribution Director
Facilities Director
IT Director
HR Manager

Sol Y Arenas Y Anthony
Director of Operations

SouthEast Michigan Producers Association (SEMPA) – Michigan
General Manager

SQM – Washington
National Agronomist

Star Wine – California
Owner
Manager

Sunview Vineyards – California
Manager

Sweetvine, LLC – New Jersey
Owner

Taylor Farms, Inc.
Vice President

The Chef’s Garden – Ohio
Grower

The Weather Company | IBM Watson & Cloud Platform | Weather Solutions | Agribusiness
Senior Account Executive, New Markets

UNCE – Nevada
Extension Educator

Underhill Bros – Canada
President & CEO
Field Manager

Under the Hill Farms – Canada
Owner

University of Arizona – Arizona
Associate Specialist & Professor

University of California Cooperative Extension Monterey County
Farm Advisor, Irrigation and Water Resources

University of California, Davis – California
Extension Specialist

Valagro USA – Florida
Global Corporate Development Director

Valent USA LLC – California
Director, Specialty Marketing

Valley Fruit Orchards – Washington
Manager of Orchard Operations

Van Drunen Farms – Illinois
Production Manager
Agriculture Division Manager

VegOut! Farms, Inc. – Texas
Owner

Vivero Las 3 Margaritas – Mexico
Administer

VNR Seeds – India

Walla Walla Nursery Company – Washington
IT Innovations Director

Washington Fruit & Produce Company – Washington
IPM Manager

Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology
Consulting Director

Weyerhaeuser – Oregon
Senior Grower

Wilbur Ellis Co – Oregon
Business Development Manager

Wild Goose Farms – Florida
Owner

Wolftamer, LLC – North Carolina
Principal

Wonderful Citrus – California
Pest Control Advisor
Nursery Director
Director of Farming
R&D Manager

Wyckoff Farms – Washington
Senior manager

Zirkle Fruit Company – Washington
Ranch Manager
Assistant Ranch Manager

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