Kansas Precision Ag Technology Meeting in January

Kurt LawtonGeneral

Growers from Kansas and surrounding states should attend the 14th annual Precision Agriculture Technologies Conference on January 21-22, 2010, in Salina, Kansas at the Ramada Conference Center.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the program starting at 8:45 a.m. Industry and university speakers will update attendees on the latest information about new equipment, methods, economics and research related to precision agriculture. Commercial exhibits will be available for viewing, with time built into the day for attendees to interact with researchers, other producers and vendors.

Presentation topics will include:

* Site-Specific Management and the Future of Agriculture.
* Robotics in Crop Production.
* Precision Agriculture with “Normal” Crop Prices.
* Yield Data with Variable Swath Widths.
* Crop Health Imaging: A Seed Company´s Approach to Remote Sensing.
* Delineating Management Zones for Variable Rate Fungicide Applications.
* Utilizing Statewide RTK systems for Solutions in Agriculture
* Impact of Automatic Section Control on Ag Sprayer Performance

The conference, which ends at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 22, will be immediately followed by a two-hour Kansas Agriculture Research Association (KARA) lunch meeting, with on-farm research reports to follow.

The conference registration fee is $100. Visit KARA for more information.