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Salinas Valley Ford
1100 Auto Center Circle
Salinas, CA 93907
Salinas Valley Ford Lincoln has a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying their customers’ needs. They proudly serve customers from all over the Central Coast including: Watsonville, Seaside, Salinas, Monterey, Gilroy, Pajaro, Aromas, Morgan Hill, Carmel, and beyond.
Nationwide® began as a small auto insurance company owned by policyholders who spent their days farming in Ohio. Now, we’re the #1 insurer of farms and ranches, and one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world. As the official insurance provider of your Farm Bureau®, we can help you protect what’s most important. Learn more about the Nationwide partnership with Farm Bureau here.
SAGE (Sustainable AG and Energy) is an organization of local stakeholders from the Monterey County agriculture and energy industry who come together to advocate policy and inform citizens about the importance of energy and agriculture to our community. We are committed to ensuring balanced public policy relating to resource use and Climate Action in California.
For decades, growers from all over the country and the world have gone to Jim’s Supply for high-quality, custom trellising systems. We specialize in developing and manufacturing trellising systems for a broad variety of crops, including vineyards, orchards, berries, stone fruit trees, and more. In addition to trellis parts, our extensive product line includes fencing materials, crop protection, animal control, harvesting and pruning equipment, training and tying tools, and much more!
Dassel’s Petroleum is proud to be the total energy supplier to California’s Central Coast, the Bay Area and the Central San Joaquin Valley. Dassel’s provides propane, gasoline and diesel products and services to residential, commercial, agricultural and agri-business customers.
They have always operated on a Keep-Full basis and are committed to making certain you never run out of fuel.
Alvarez Technology Group was founded in 2001 with the goal of providing Fortune 100-class IT support to the world’s small and midsize businesses. Since that time, technology has undoubtedly revolutionized every aspect of our lives, but we believe that we are just starting to see how significantly technology will change the workplace. We want to help use those changes to our clients’ advantage. Our company’s focus is not just on managing devices or networks; instead we are there to help our client’s users achieve their business goals.
Aera Energy is one of California’s largest oil and gas producers, accounting for nearly 25% of the state’s production.
We are industry leaders that specialize in tapping heavy oil and other unconventional light reservoirs. Aera produces about 125,000 barrels of oil and 32 million cubic feet of natural gas each day and has proven oil and gas reserves.
Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association brings together the talents and resources of members, partners and our community in order to promote and support our leadership in the art, the science and the business of wine. By standing together, we strengthen the message of our renown and continue to bring brand awareness to the region.
No one can predict the future – that’s why we have insurance. As an independent insurance agency, we do the difficult work of finding the best rates for your specific needs. We want you to spend less time worrying if you’re properly insured and more time on your business. No once can predict the future, but Bay and Basin Insurance Services can make sure it’s protected.
Rain for Rent® is a leading provider of temporary liquid handling solutions including pumps, tanks, filtration and spill containment. Projects range from flood relief to construction site dewatering, sewer bypasses and industrial plant turnarounds. The company is known for its systems engineering expertise and its ability to tackle complex jobs cost effectively, providing an exceptionally high value. Family owned and operated since 1934, it serves all 50 states, Canada, the UK and Europe from more than 65 locations.
SSB has been a trusted design/build contractor for agricultural, industiral, and commercial buildings since 1945. We now offer expert roof coating and restoration services as well as solar panel cleaning, painting, and pressure washing services, in addition to general maintenance and tenant improvements. No job is too big or too small!
American Door & Gates is the number one stop for all of your garage door and gate needs.
Located in the heart of Salinas, California, we have provided our services to the following industries for over 25 years.
We Fuel California: Since 1947 we have supplied high-quality, competitively-priced fuels and lubricants throughout California. We’re one of Chevron’s largest California-based marketers… but we’re also family-owned and locally-managed.
VPPS has hundreds of thousands of gallons of bulk lubricant storage: nearly all Chevron-branded. We operate service stations with convenience stores and supply over 150 Chevron, Texaco, “76”, Patriot, Valero and Spirit – branded dealers.
California Coastal Rural Development Corporation is dedicated to providing financing to small farmers and businesses who lack access to capital and technical assistance. Our mission is to assist these enterprises to grow, thrive and prosper enabling the overall economic development to our under served communities.
Cal Coastal is a chartered nonprofit public-benefit corporation servicing the financial needs of small businesses and farmers through our offices located in Salinas and Santa Maria.
Nelson Irrigation Corporation remains unrelenting in its mission to improve state-of-the-art of water application.
Recognized as a world leader in quality and innovation, we focus on providing exceptional products – including Rotator® Sprinklers, Control Valves, Pressure Regulators, and Big Gun® Sprinklers – for agricultural and industrial applications.
The Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce offers targeted benefits, valuable resources and unparalleled support that will help you and your organization.
The Chamber offers educational and networking opportunities, business resources such as directories and mailing lists, and government advocacy to protect and advance the interests of business. Members enjoy numerous benefits and become part of an organization that has served its members and the community for over 100 years.
Central Coast Community Energy (3CE) is a Community Choice Energy agency established by local communities to source carbon-free electricity for Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties and expanded to San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. PG&E continues its traditional role delivering power, maintaining electric infrastructure and billing. As a locally controlled not-for-profit, 3CE is not taxpayer funded and supports regional economic vitality by providing cleaner energy at a lower cost, supporting low-income rate payers, and funding local energy programs.
The mission of the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is to support member success and promote the regional economy.
Irrigation Design & Construction, Certified Irrigation Designers, focuses on designing sustainable turn-key systems for over 20,000 acres of agricultural commodities each year. We provide customers with the most efficient, cost effective and user friendly operation possible; achieved through precise designs, quality materials and skilled installation crews. Our experienced staff professionals dedicat their talents to creating an optimum system for each individual project. The project managers and installation specialists work together while ensuring customers a superior, sustainable and efficient system.
1020 Merrill St., Ste. 2015
Salinas, CA 93901
35 Penny Lane, Ste. 6
Watsonville, CA 95076
McSherry & Hudson has been providing comprehensive insurance, risk management, and employee benefit services to organizations since 1913. McSherry & Hudson was created to be an extension of our client’s in-house team, working side-by-side with you to create customized risk management programs. Our areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: Construction, Agribusiness, and Commercial Property Management.
As one of California’s largest oil and gas producers, Chevron plays a major role in helping meeet the state’s energy needs. Monterey County’s economy depends on reliable and affordable energy supplies.
Chevron is committed to producing this energy in a safe and responsible manner both around the globe and in the San Ardo Field in Monterey County.
We are dedicated to assisting clients with their most significant insurance needs. We offer multiple insurance products, coupled with unbiased advice and recommendations. Our utmost goal is to provide customized strategies that can grow with clients throughout the many milestones of life. We take pride in knowing we have helped protect our client’s dreams.
Santa Cruz County Bank is a leading local lender. We offer competitive pricing on Real Estate lending, Small Business Administration (SBA), Business and Industrial (B&I) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) lending by experienced, creative local lenders. Let us put all the things you desire within your reach! With local decision making, knowledgeable professionals, and exceptional service, you are sure to find Santa Cruz County Bank the premier choice for your lending needs. We are a full service bank that specializes in all aspects of commerical business lending.
The mission of AgSafe is to provide practical health and safety education to the agricultural community.
AgSafe has trained nearly 100,000 growers, farm labor contractors, packers, shippers and processors, along with their supervisors and workers, in the most critical safety, health, human resources, and food safety issues.
Avila Construction is proud to have the largest construction staff based in Monterey County. Our Team includes Project Managers, Project Engineers, Accounting & Risk Management staff, Site Superintendents, Foremen, Carpenters and Laborers. The breadth and depth of our Team’s knowledge allows us to confidently complete just about any project the local market has to offer.
100 Pringle Avenue
North Tower, Suite 550
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: (925) 977-4100,
InterWest Insurance Services was founded in 1992 as a result of the merger of three largesuccessful insurance brokerage firms located in Northern California. Their aggressive marketing and acquisition efforts have extended their influence into Central California and the San Francisco Bay Area. During the past 25 years, they have successfully unified into a single seamlessly integrated organization with 11 offices throughout the state. They’ve grown in size from $10 Million in annual revenue in 1992 to over $70 Million.
It’s true-Salinas Valley Tire is the trusted name for tires and 24-hour roadside service in Salinas, CA, Yuma, AZ, Hollister, CA, and surrounding areas. Locally-owned and operated for over a decade, Salinas Valley Tire offers the replacement tires and tire services you need to keep your truck and equipment in operation. Our inventory features leading brands like MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal® at competitive prices.
Gourley Construction, Inc. is a General Contracting company that proudly serves the Monterey County, San Benito County and Santa Cruz County area.
Since 1928, Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss has built its law practice on the fundamental philosophy of outstanding client service, integrity, excellence, and responsiveness. Our clients’ complete satisfaction is our goal. Today we are one of the largest and most respected firms on California’s Central Coast with two offices in Monterey County, serving individuals, families, and businesses on the Monterey Peninsula, the Salinas Valley, and throughout the Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and Santa Clara counties.
P.O. Box 619083
Roseville, CA 95661-9083
Zenith is the premier specialist in workers’ compensation nationally, and a leader in property and casualty insurance for the California agriculture industry. Zenith combines depth of expertise with a forward-thinking approach to achieve the highest level of service and outcomes for our clients.
Zenith believes insurance is a long-term investment in your employees and the success of your business. Great businesses become even better when they invest in the best. With every company Zenith protects, they work to help you maximize your return on insurance.
Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, is one of the foremost agronomic solutions providers in the United States. Helena markets and sells inputs that improve agricultural productivity for greater customer returns. This includes seed and seed treatments, fertilizer and application services, crop protectants, financial services and precision ag services. Helena also has its own line of products through Helena Products Group, which includes adjuvants, crop protection products, fertilizers, crop production products and seed treatments. Helena’s theme of People…Products…Knowledge… reinforces the company’s commitment to helping customers succeed through knowledgeable and dedicated people, useful and unique products and the latest proven technologies.
HotSpot AG is a farm management tool. Our first tool was developed to simplify irrigation and help growers comply with ever-changing regulations. Created by a fourth generation farm family, HotSpot AG is engineered to solve the problems farmers face in real time.
We get it, we live it everyday.
Independently owned and operated by Carol Chorbajian, a veteran of destination management, Carol and her team of meeting professionals are known for long-term customer loyalty, creativity and service in complete meeting and event services, and can help with all meeting and event needs including site selection, destination management, meeting, incentive planning, along with ground services.
We understand the increasing struggles businesses are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. PG&E remains committed to providing ways for our business customers to save energy and money during this difficult time.
As a global leader in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, Cushman & Wakefield offers clients a new perspective on COVID-19’s impact on CRE and beyond, preparing them for what’s next.
Alliant offers technologies designed to maximize the value and utility of your insurance, risk management, and employee benefits programs. Minimize Your Financial Risk When You Outsource Specialized Services Recognizing how outsourced skills can benefit our clients, we formed Alliant Business Services (ABS), a program dedicated to delivering highly specialized insurance-related and diverse business services at preferred rates.
Salinas Pump Company is a third-generation, family owned and operated pump service and water well drilling business. The business specializes in the construction of new water wells, servicing existing wells, abandonment of wells and the repair and maintenance of pumps associated with water wells. We are properly insured and licensed as a C57 Drilling Contractor and C61 Machinery and Pump Contractor.
With over 30 years of industry experience, CCC is the largest commercial cooling operation on the West Coast. CCC employs state-of-the-art pre-cooling technology with the goal to implement and monitor rigorous quality control procedures and food safety standards to provide its customers with superior produce cooling solutions.
Since 1985, Brent Eastman has been committed to providing superior insurance products and services to the Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito County regions. BEI is one of the largest employee benefit brokerage firms in the Central Coast area. BEI is an independent insurance brokerage specializing in employee benefits and was established in 2005. This independence and local ownership provides immediate decision making authority that enables our firm to provide a high level of service to a diversity of clients.
Meras Water Solutions will help you establish irrigation water pathogen control plans with easy to access documentation and tracking. Our dedicated staff is always ready to help you navigate LGMA requirements.
Maintaining a safe supply of water in food processing as well as wastewater treatment is essential for food safety and compliance. Our team is committed to supporting your food safety program in your processing operation.
Understanding your industry means understanding your challenges. We know what you’re facing. After all, our nationwide footprint not only offers long-term carrier relationships but also deep expertise in a number of industries. Our insight—data-driven acumen coupled with unrivaled experience—deliver results that meet the challenges of business. All built on a foundation of trust with our clients.
Whether you’re researching a new or used vehicle, if you’re considering having MY Chevrolet service your car, you need parts and/or accessories, or even if you have a simple question, we are here for you. The expert team at MY Chevrolet is committed to caring for your vehicle for as long as you own it. We have state-of-the-art service facilities and use the latest diagnostics to maintain and repair your Chevrolet at a competitive price.
Strawberries are easily one of America’s favorite fruits. Explore our website to learn more about the people behind this delicious and healthy food; the benefits of eating strawberries; what it takes to ensure these healthy and sweet berries get to your table; and even find strawberry snacks and recipes so you can really enjoy this tasty fruit to its fullest. As demand continues to grow, our California strawberry farmers continue to develop sustainable farming techniques to protect the land, improve the industry, and deliver safe and healthy foods for you to enjoy.
At Papé, we know the importance of equipment reliability when it comes to maximizing your uptime. That’s why, Papé provides you with a top quality rental fleet from industry leading manufacturers known for reliability to help you get the work done on schedule. Whether you’re in forestry, construction or material handling, we supply only the best.
With Papé Rents, there’s no need to worry about equipment maintenance, parts availability, or long-term fleet storage–Papé members handle the busy work for you so you can complete your project with no hassle and less downtime. Plus, every rental is backed by our consistent, quality customer service, including 24/7 support at over 140+ locations across the West. Get in touch today to request a quote and learn more about how Papé Rents can help maximize your uptime.
Blue Tech Water was formed by a group of water treatment professionals with a common desire to provide proven solutions to the customers we are privileged to serve. Our goal is to offer comprehensive strategies which are both performance oriented and meet the economic requirements of affordability in a competitive environment. Our executive team offers industry expertise in each of our five key platforms of product offering. Our combined industry experience totals close to two-hundred years of in-field and hands on experience at all levels of leadership
With over 100 years of experience, KeyBank Agribusiness has the knowledge required to serve you well, whether you are a grower-packer-shipper, farm supply retailer, nursery, or farm equipment dealer. KeyBank is large enough to provide meaningful size credit commitments, as well as treasury management, international trade services, equipment finance, and interest rate hedging, yet nimble enough to react to your changing needs.
SWAN Systems helps water managers make the most out of every drop of water.
Our configurable water and nutrient management software helps you make data-driven decisions about how much and when to irrigate, enabling you to apply only what is needed for optimal plant growth.
Global demand for food and water is set to double over the coming decades. The changing climate is putting pressure on our available resources, making it critical to conserve what we have.
At the same time, irrigators are recognizing the importance of data in informing their planning, budgeting, monitoring, management, and reporting of water and nutrients applied. Whether its agriculture or urban green space, the use of smart software can help make sense of this data to enable better management decisions.
SWAN Systems is a science-based and user-friendly decision support system that will help you navigate these factors in a cost effective and accountable way, helping you to save time and resources, increase yield and reduce harmful leaching and runoff.
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As each engagement or project for Powers Associates is truly as unique as your business is to your competitors, Powers Associates takes extra care to spend the time up front to align ourselves and our goals for success, with your goals for a successful outcome. Our primary goal in all engagements is to help you create value in your business and your investment.
Food is one of our most basic needs in life. However, when considering seasonality, labor, technology, and regulations, the food and agribusiness industry faces a growing crop of challenges, risks, and opportunities.
At HTLF Food & AgriBusiness, we partner with amazing farmers, ranchers, ag inputs, processors, and distributors along the entire farm-to-fork spectrum to help you succeed in your noble mission of feeding the world. With a specialized financial team, you can depend on insights, guidance, and financial resources to manage with confidence.
We are a team of attorneys and legal professionals with specialized expertise, a commitment to diligence and excellence, and dedicated to helping clients reach ideal outcomes with practical solutions.
The firm and its attorneys serve Salinas, Monterey, and beyond in a variety of civil issues: real property and business disputes, corporate formation and transfers, guidance for hospitality and entrepreneurial clients, labor and employment issues, agricultural and water issues, personal injury and accident cases, contract drafting and analysis, family law and divorce matters, and wills, trusts, and estate planning, among others.
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP (CLA) is committed to creating opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities. We’re one family, working together, to provide those opportunities. CLA, the eighth largest accounting firm in the United States, announced that Hayashi Wayland team members joined CLA in November 2022, increasing CLA’s California team to more than 700 people.
Founded in 1976, Hayashi Wayland has grown to become a premier professional services firm on the Central Coast. Guided by the beliefs of its founders, and many others over the decades, Hayashi Wayland offers traditional accounting services for individuals and businesses as well as advisory regarding family office, general business, estate and trust, and retirement and investment planning. Hayashi Wayland’s industry niches include agriculture, hospitality, wineries and vineyards, nonprofit organizations, and governmental agencies.
Kaiser Permanente exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.