Essential Elements 6

Grow Food, Grow Jobs – Ag Tech Broadband Pilot

Featuring statewide and regional leaders in candid and robust exchanges

November 8th, 2017


Organizing session for the nation’s first broadband pilot focused on agriculture, according to USDA’s Robert Tse

Two unprecedented and disruptive changes in San Joaquin Valley agriculture

  1. Ag tech is accelerating, due to innovation and labor shortage.
  2. Regulatory compliance, especially in water, is causing an historic burden, according to CDFA Secretary Karen Ross.

Essential Elements

West Hills Community College District (WHCCD), in partnership with numerous agencies, continues its Essential Elements for the Future of the San Joaquin Valley, a premier public affairs series that gathers California’s public policy and private sector leaders to confront the crises and challenges in the Valley.

The intent of the series is to organize hands-on partnerships and create action steps for the future of the San Joaquin Valley while coping with climate change. Essential Elements will be held at Harris Ranch Inn and Conference Center. Each session will include guest speakers and panel discussions.

$5,000 Premier Sponsorship


  • Full color logo inclusion in policy series program
  • Complimentary physical space for exhibit display
  • Inclusion of company literature in attendee packet
  • Recognition at the welcome and dinner sessions

For further details please contact:

Linda Thomas

Premier Sponsors

the Wonderful company
Harris Woolf Farms
Recurrent Energy
The Gualco Group
Westside Institute
California Community Colleges - Doing What Matters for jobs and the economy
Central Mother Lode Region Consortium
WHCCD Foundation

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