N.D. precision ag summit set for Jan. 21-22

Farm Forum

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Valley Research Corridor and North Dakota Farmers Union are co-hosting an opportunity to learn about the state of precision agriculture, trends, technological applications and demonstrations for successful implementation. The second annual Precision Agriculture Action Summit is scheduled for Jan. 21-22, at the North Dakota Farmers Union Conference Center in Jamestown, N.D. Co-organizers include NDSU Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and the Dakota Precision Ag Center, and sponsorships are still available.

The summit is the only one of its kind in the region to address precision agriculture. It is open to the public and agriculture producers, researchers, agronomists, manufacturers, business leaders, economic developers and students who are interested in hearing from experts, exchanging ideas and learning more about precision agriculture are all encouraged to attend. The agenda includes presentations about in field sensor applications to precision agriculture, vegetation indices and nitrogen rate, commercial sensor options and variable rate applications. Attendees can also see demonstrations displaying field boundaries, yield data, elevation data and satellite image Normalized Difference Vegetation Index.

Sponsorships also are still available at the partner ($3,000), supporter ($1,500) and exhibitor levels ($750). All levels offer varying degrees of exposure, including acknowledgement in advertising, summit materials and during sessions of the summit; promotional opportunities at the summit; and an exhibit booth. Implement dealers, manufacturers, commodity associations and industry leaders in telematics, precision appliances, software, seed and other areas are encouraged to register. Detailed information about the three sponsorship levels is available online.

For more information or to register as an attendee or sponsor, please visit the Red River Valley Research Corridor website or contact Ryan Aasheim at (701) 499-6994 or ryan@theresearchcorridor.com.