Nebraska Ag Technology Conference Feb. 3-4 in Lincoln

Nebraska Ag Technology Conference Feb. 3-4 in Lincoln

Tune up your precision ag skills and network with other growers and industry professionals at the 2016 Nebraska Ag Technology Association Conference Feb. 3-4 in Lincoln.

Sponsored by the Nebraska Agricultural Technology Association (NeATA), this year’s event will be held at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center in Lincoln. (See directions and map.)

On Wednesday, Feb. 3 there will be two symposiums:

  • the Basics of Precision Agriculture (for machinery and irrigation) and
  • Nitrogen Management Systems (Encirca, Climate FieldView, and Adapt-N).

On Thursday Feb. 4, 16 breakout sessions will focus on variable rate technology, sensors, data management, and site-specific soil management.

Keynote speakers on Thursday will be

  • Scott Shearer, professor and chair of the Ohio State University Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering on the fourth revolution in agriculture,
  • Governor Pete Ricketts on agricultural advancement in Nebraska, and
  • Shannon Ferrell, an ag law specialist and professor in the Oklahoma State University Department of Agricultural Economics, on “Who Owns Your Data.”

For the full line-up of sessions and speakers, see the conference program. To register for the conference, visit http://neata.org/.

NeATA is a grassroots non-profit organization founded by Nebraska farmers and agribusiness to facilitate educational programs to keep members current on new and evolving technologies.