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Precision Agriculture Summit 2018

The 7th Precision Agriculture Action Summit will be January 15 & 16, 2018 in Jamestown, ND.

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AGENDA - Precision Ag Summit 2018

PRAXIS STRATEGY GROUP& NORTH DAKOTA FARMERS UNION
JANUARY 15 & 16, 2018 -- ND Farmers Union Conference Center - Jamestown, ND

2 Day Agenda

Download the Summit Agenda in PDF format.


Day One - January 15

8:15 – 9:00       Registration and continental breakfast (Exhibit Time)

9:00 – 9:05       Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Mark Watne, President of North Dakota Farmers Union

9:05 – 9:45       Keynote Address

  • TBA

9:45 – 10:45       Farmers who know Precision Ag

  • Kevin Skunes - Arthur, ND

10:45 – 11:30       How do Ag Lenders Value Precision Ag

  • Lynn Paulson - Bell Bank, Director of Agribusiness Development

11:30 – 12:30       Lunch (Exhibit Time)

Sponsored by GK Technologies

12:30 – 1:00       Transition to Quality Inn for concurrent breakout sessions (507 25th St SW)

1:00 – 5:00       BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Quality Inn (507 25th St SW)
    1:00 – 1:50       Breakout #1
      1) Nitrogen & Nutrient Management Planning
    • TBA
    • 2) Precision Ag for Buck$ and Birds

    • Melissa Shockman - Pheasants Forever, Precision Ag & Conservation Specialist
    • Ryan Heiniger, Director of Agriculture & Conservation Innovations for Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever
    • 3) Aps #1

    • TBA
    2:00 – 2:50       Breakout #2
      1) Wetland Regulations & Drain Tile Management
    • TBA
    • 2) Directing Site-Specific Fertilizer Application Now That Recommendations are Not Yield-Based

    • Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension Soil Specialist
    • 3) Aps #2

    • TBA
    3:00 – 3:50       Breakout #3
      1) Working with On-Farm Regulations
    • TBA
    • 2)Nozzels to Reduce Drift / Inversion

    • TBA
    • 3) Storage Tech

    • TBA
    4:00 – 4:50       Breakout #4
      1)Farm Bill Forum
    • TBA
    • 2) The Future of Imagery & Many Uses

    • TBA
    • 3) Harnessing Harvest Data & Cleaning Yield Data

    • Jacob Maurer, NDSU Extension

5:00 – 7:00       Networking Social at Quality Inn (507 25th St SW, Jamestown)


Day Two- January 16

7:45 – 8:10       Registration and continental breakfast

8:10 – 8:15       Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • TBA

8:15 – 9:00       Precision Ag Economics and Decision Making - Beyond Profitability

  • Jordan Shockley - University of Kentucky

9:00 – 9:45       Utilizing Ag Tech on your Farm

  • Jim Hedges - Ag Tech Strategy at Winfield United

9:45 – 10:15       Cover Crops & Soil Health

  • Chris Augustine – NDSU Soil Health Specialist

10:15 – 10:45       Networking Break (In Exhibition Area)

10:45 – 11:30       Aps, Tech, & Data

  • Ryan Raguse, Myriad Mobile

11:30 – 12:00       Big Data & Internet of Things on the Farm

  • TBA

12:00 – 1:00       Lunch

1:00 – 1:45       Precise Weather Data for In-season Management

  • TBA

1:45 – 2:30       Weather & Precision Ag

  • TBA

2:30 – 3:15       Closing - Reverse Panel (Audience offers input and opinions on what they would like to see education, research, and outreach)

  • TBA

3:15 – 3:30       Closing - Ipad Giveaway

Download the Summit Agenda in PDF format.

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