Mississippi Tackles Precision Ag

Laura McNamaraEvents, Precision Ag in the News

The Delta Farm PressPrecision Ag is a constant buzz word among farming circles and the ag community in Tunica, Mississippi is making sure to stay on top of the latest innovation. The Delta Farm Press reports precision farming will be a key topic at the 11th annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference being held at the Grand Casino Resort Convention Center from Jan. 21-22.

“Along with our 91-topic breakout sessions, with experts leading discussions on a specific topic, will be our more-focused roundtable discussions,” says John LaRose, chairman of the conference steering committee. “Experts will facilitate discussions on these focused topics.

“This format will allow anyone in the audience to bring an issue on the particular topic to the floor for discussion by other producers and the expert.

“This can be of great benefit to producers who have problems and are searching for answers.” LaRose says.

The roundtable discussions will center on nine different topics, including:

• Ground and aerial application strategies for herbicide drift management

• Precision agriculture

• Precision land-forming for no-till

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