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Salinas – “The Salad Bowl of the US” & Hartnell College

April 24th, 2017 by Dan Block

For the past several months I have had the privilege to work with the Agricultural Business & Technology Institute (ABTI) at Hartnell College in Salinas, California. My firm’s role has been to support the strategic planning process at ABTI as it looks to the future to meet the needs of the changing agricultural industry as well as the students seeking to improve their lives through technical training and education. The college has initiated some … + read more

Hi Tech Ag Education – Agricultural Business & Technology Institute at Hartnell College

January 21st, 2017 by Dan Block

Hartnell College in Salinas, California sits in the heart of one the most productive and high-value farming regions of the world. As a former agribusiness professor at Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo, California, I recall Hartnell College as one of the premier agricultural community colleges in the Western US. In the last few years Hartnell, through its Agricultural Business & Technology Institute (ABTI), has been building on … + read more

Farm Education – The Chicken and the Egg – Bainbridge Island Kids Learn about Agriculture

May 6th, 2016 by Dan Block

Our office is located on an island in the Puget Sound of Washington State called, Bainbridge Island. For many years the island was a farming community especially known for its delicious Marshall variety of strawberries. So well known were these strawberries that in 1939 a special shipment was sent from Bainbridge Island up to Vancouver, B.C., to be served to King George VI on … + read more