Pre-Conference Tour, Speakers Set For 2013 InfoAg Conference

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InfoAg 2013 will be held July 16-18 in Springfield, Illinois at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. InfoAg continues to be the premier precision agriculture event for producers, consultants, and the crop production industry.  Mark your calendar and make plans to join us. See www.infoag.org for more details.

Pre-Conference Tour Details

The pre-conference tour will be Monday, July 15. The tour will leave the Crowne Plaza at 9:00am and return by 5:00pm. The tour will visit three central Illinois locations. Please note: these stops and times are subject to change.

Bus transportation, lunch, and beverages will be provided.

Stop 1: Brandt Consolidated Research Farm

At the Brandt Research Farm we will hear talks from Senior Agronomist Ed Corrigan and learn about Brandt’s research program. Sean Arians, with Monsanto, will discuss the IFS program.

Stop 2: Springfield Plastics

Springfield Plastics manufactures field tile. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility goes from pellets to pipe and we will see it all. Steve Baker will guide the tour through the manufacturing plant and take us to an installation of a saturated buffer strip, an example of the latest controlled drainage systems. 

Stop 3: UAV Demonstrations

Drones will be featured at our final stop of the day. UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) vendors including AutoCopter and Aerial Precision Ag will demonstrate their products at Holmes Field. We’ll get to see several UAVs in action and have some additional tools to show.

 

InfoAg Quick Links

Get to the all the conference info you need with one click www.infoag.org:

 

Hotel/Travel – Crowne Plaza reservations, maps, directions

Registration – online registration and downloadable pdf registration form

Sponsors – thanks to our sponsors for making InfoAg possible, attend their showcases, visit their booths

Exhibits – see the list of current exhibitors and get the prospectus and application

Exhibit Hall Map – interactive exhibit hall map helps you plan your visit

Program At-A-Glance – a matrix of precision ag know-how, see all the session and link to more info

Keynote Speakers – we have a great line up of keynote speakers, learn more about their talks and background

All Speakers – quick gallery of all speakers at InfoAg

Workshops – a description of each of our hands-on workshops for InfoAg, bring your computer and be ready to learn

Pre-Conference Tour – the tour kicks off the conference week on Monday, July 15, get the itinerary and descriptions of each stop

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