K-State Research and Extension has announced the precision ag speakers for the annual Kansas Ag Tech Conference which is being held in Junction City at the Courtyard By Marriott Convention Center this year on January 17th and 18th.
Speakers will include Justin Heath-Smart Ag, “It Has Arrived: Farm-Ready Autonomous Tractor Technology, ” Savannah Crossman of the Soybean Growers Association & Advanced Ag Alliance on “Variable Rate Corn Seeding, Lessons Learned & Future Visions,” Ajay Sharda – KSU Agricultural Engineering on “Planter Down- Force Systems: Engineering and Agronomic Considerations, ” Kevin heikes -IN10T – “Farmer Centered Innovations – The Solution to Better Innovation and Faster Adoption,” Bruce Erickson of Purdue University will address the topic “Precision Ag Technology Adoption – Looking Back, Looking Forward, and Joe Luck of the University of Nebraska on “Multi-Hybrid Planting: lessons from On-Farm Trials – What Works and Will it Pay?”
The annual conference is popular among precision ag producers, applicators and industry brands because of its format that creates lively discussions among efficiency-conscious farmers in Kansas.
Registration for the two-day conference is $275, including all meals and refreshments for both days. For more information or to register go to www.KARTAonline.org.