Standard Work as Part of Vertical Integration

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of Jeromy Markwort’s presentation on Lean Standard Work. Jeromy Markwort is the Lean Coach at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Jeromy will discuss; Vertical Integration for Efficiency, Reduced costs and Staff Development or […]

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Angel Reyes Discusses Lean at AGx Conference

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. One of the conference sessions was Leveraging Data for Continuous Improvement (Lean) and below is a transcription of Angel Reyes presentation.  Angel Reyes, Lean Champion & Food Safety Supervisor at Underwood Fruit & Warehouse Co, discussed; […]

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AGx Conference: Collision of Agriculture and Data

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of Drew Zabrocki presentation on the impending “data collision” of the consumer and producer and shed light into how the industry must take a leadership role in this inevitable evolution.  Drew Zabrocki […]

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Leadership Table Discussion at AGx Conference

Why Food Safety Data & Analysis Deserves a Seat at The Leadership Table The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of the First Discussion Group that centered on Why Food Safety Data & Analysis Deserves a Seat at the […]

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Del Vanderhoff discusses the Growth of Technology in Agriculture

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of Del Vanderoff discussing the Growth of Technology in Agriculture. This is an excerpt from the discussion group of session one. Del Vanderhoff, Independent Family Farmer and CEO of Chamberlin Distributing has […]

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The Real-Time Exchange of Ag Data

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of Clay Fox’s presentation on The Real-Time Exchange of Ag Data. Clay Fox is Vice-President of Information Services at River Point Farms (America’s largest grower, packer, shipper and processor of onions). Clay […]

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Britt Dudek on Data and Technology on the Farm

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of Britt Dudek’s presentation on Data and Technology on the Farm. Britt Dudek is a partner in ApRecs, and the Program Director. In this presentation, Britt speaks from the role of President […]

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AGx Conference: Introduction and Closing Remarks

The AGx Conference was a sponsored ApRecs event held in conjunction with the Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Below is a transcription of Drew Zabrocki introducing and closing the conference. Drew Zabrocki has a history of creating and developing technology companies with a focus on communications, security, health and safety.  Drew is the Director […]

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President Obama Tries to Better Protect Food Supply

President Barack Obama has proposed a new food safety agency to better protect the food supply, which has been rocked by a number of high-profile incidents in recent years. USA Today reported: The Obama administration would combine the food safety responsibilities of the Agriculture Department and the Food and Drug Administration under one roof, with […]

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John Cooper describes Lean at Results Washington

Results Washington is the Lean driven initiative of Washington state Government. John Cooper describes the Vision and Strategic development of the program and cites several of the results at the ApRecs sponsored AGx Conference at the recent Washington State Horticultural Association Annual Meeting. Download Presentation (Transcription and Slides) AGx was not a one-time event. Find out […]

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