The Innovation Series presented its third event, “Game Changing Advances In Precision Farming Technology,” on August 29 in Des Moines, IA. Paul Schrimpf, Executive Editor with PrecisionAg, provides an overview of the agenda in this welcome address.
On August 29, 2016, PrecisionAg® hosted a one-day conference, “Game-Changing Advances in Precision Farming Technology”, at the Des Moines Marriott in Des Moines, IA. The meeting was the third in the PrecisionAg Innovation Series of events that will explore important, compelling and game-changing topics driving precision agriculture. This day-long meeting featured more than 20 speakers and panelists, and covered data from every angle.
With another cropping season coming to harvest, four leading growers provide their perspective on the technologies and techniques they utilized this year, and their outlook for the year ahead.
Jeff and Drew Lakner discuss how the use of precision farming techniques on the fragile soils of the Northern Plains has been a key solution to productivity gains on the farm, and how the necessity of implementing these practices have naturally led to improved sustainability.
Nebraska farmer Roric Paulman discusses how existing and emerging irrigation control technologies are leading to improved water efficiency and stewardship.
Leading precision ag companies share rapid-fire, five minute updates on new products and technologies, innovation, and perspective on the precision market.
A panel of experienced precision practitioners talk about the various tools they’ve used, what’s working, and what value is still being left on the table.
Another farmer-directed panel discussion features Illinois farmer Dustin Spears, along with Eric Ehlers, Mugge Seed, and Alex Wimbush and Brett Ochs of The Climate Corporation, discussing how to harness new technologies to improve planting prescriptions and optimize productivity.
North Carolina farmer Kevin Matthews joins Netafim’s Jim Hunt and Observant's John Mascoe to discuss how drip irrigation is expanding into row crops to optimize water and nutrient use.
This presentation will examine a number of factors relating to the removal of man as a control element, from field production systems.
Learn the basics and best practices of using weather data well beyond simply viewing a daily forecast.
The morning farmer panel returns for a candid “after hours” question and answer panel about the day’s sessions.