Technology & Innovation

The City boasts of three businesses that are on the cutting edge of technology and innovation; Ramsay Highlander, Converted Organics™ and HealthySoil.

Ramsay Highlander

Ramsay Highlander is a manufacturer of specialized harvesting aids for the vegetable growing industry. Ramsay stands at the forefront of labor-assisting harvest technologies and has introduced numerous innovative designs at agricultural expositions. Cited by numerous trade journals and publications, Ramsay Highlander is widely known for a nationwide and international client base.

Converted Organics

Converted Organics™ produces valuable all-natural fertilizers, biostimulants, and soil amendment products that help grow healthier crops and improve environmental quality by recycling food wastes. The Gonzales facility is a state-of-the-art production facility that services a strong agribusiness customer base through established distribution channels. This facility uses a proprietary technology and process known as High Temperature Liquid Composting (HTLC)  which processes various biodegradable feedstocks into liquid fertilizer and soil fertility products.


HealthySoil is a leading provider of high-quality, cost-effective soil management products/services that help growers achieve their production and sustainability goals by:
  • Offering diagnostic services to evaluate overall site health (soil / plants / water)
  • Delivering a customized soil management program with high-quality products
  • Providing ongoing support services: Expert advice, input/testing data management, and educational resources