Thursday, January 29, 2015

FREE Precision Agriculture Seminar, Boise, ID, Feb 24


Precision Agriculture Seminar

  Approved CEUs:
Nutrient Management: 0.5
Soil & Water Management: 1
Crop Management: 1.5

Seminar is open to public and is free of charge, snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 12 noon to 5:40 pm

The following exciting topics will be addressed:

Water use efficiency and precision agriculture
Precision irrigation in wine grapes
Reference strips and precision sensors
Remote sensing for nutrient management
Conducting your own on-farm research
Unmanned Aerial Systems in agriculture

Speaker information:
  •  Jessica Torrion, Assistant Professor, Crop Physiologist, Montana State University, Northwestern Agricultural Research Center, Kalispell, MT
  •  Krista Shellie, Research Horticulturalist, USDA-ARS, Parma, ID 
  •  Olga Walsh, Cropping Systems Agronomist and Extension Specialist, University of Idaho, Parma Research & Extension Center, Parma, ID 
  •  Sulochana Dhital, PhD, Research Assistant, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 
  •  Craig Thompson, Take Flight Aviation LLC, Unmanned Aerial Systems development and pilot, Nampa/Boise, ID

University of Idaho Extension improves people's lives by engaging the University and our communities through research-based education. Our areas of expertise are Agriculture, Community Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, Natural Resources, and Youth Development. To enrich education through diversity the University of Idaho is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodations need to contact Olga Walsh by 02-10-2015 at 29603 U of I Ln, Parma, ID 83660; (208)722-6701;

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