The Ohio State University Offers Free September Soybean Workshop

The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will be hosting a free workshop for tech savvy soybean growers on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, from 9 AM to 4 PM at Beck’s Hybrids in London, OH. Topics of discussion will include data warehousing, production benchmarking, analysis, in-season monitoring, crop modeling, and recommendations.

The day’s discussions will focus on understanding potential value of digital tools for soybean production and how growers are utilizing these tools and services. The value and use will be examined and key outcomes will focus on key outcomes centered around:

  • Different types of benefits that individual technologies provide to soybean farmers.
  • Direct value propositions realized by a soybean farmer using a digital technology.
  • The value of sharing data with trusted advisors or companies providing digital technologies while simultaneously considering data privacy and control.
  • Identifying key educational needs of soybean farmers relative to digital technologies.

Confirmed speakers include Jeremy Wilson of MyAgData, Mike Hannewald of Beck’s Hybrids, and Dr. Laura Lindsey from The Ohio State University. Industry professionals will also be presenting. The day will end with a panel discussion comprised of producers, retailers, an independent agronomist and a commodity representative.

Please consider bringing a tablet, laptop or other smart device with you to the workshop. Space is limited to the first 75 registrations, so act quickly! To register for the free workshop that includes lunch and breaks, visit http://go.osu.edu/DigitalToolROIforSoybeanProducers 

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