Alabama Extension Hosts Annual Precision Ag Conference

Kurt LawtonGeneral

Farmers in the southeast US should attend the fourth annual Precision Ag and Field Crops Conference on December 8 at the Wind Creek Hotel in Atmore, Ala.

The conference will feature precision agriculture exhibits, equipment demonstrations and educational sessions. During the event, producers will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of precision agriculture topics including section control technology, economics of precision agriculture, soil fertility applications, and CORS for agriculture.

“We are very excited to bring our annual precision ag event to southwest Alabama and are looking forward to this year’s program”, says Shannon Norwood, ACES Multi-County Extension Agent and conference chair. “There are a lot of great farmers in southwest Alabama and we look forward to visiting with them.” Participating partners for the event include the Alabama Farmers Federation, Auburn University, University of Florida Extension, Alabama Natural Resource Conservation Service, Alabama Association of Conservation Districts, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Stations and USDA-ARS.

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