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Event Details


April 4, 2016


8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Genesee Community College
One College Road
Batavia, NY 14020


$65.00 Includes Lunch


The Best Center, Genesee Community College
Reid Smalley
585-343-0055 x6527

Precision Agriculture Day

April 4, 2016

Precision Agriculture Day

  • Keynote Session: "After 20 Years, is Precision Agriculture Finally Coming Together?" - Marc Vanacht, Principal, AG Business Consultants
  • Special Session: "Using Aerial Drones to Enhance Field Production" - Brian Pitre, CEO, SkyOp, LLC.
  • How to Make Precision Agriculture Data Work for You (for Experienced Producers) - Daniel Ochs, CCA, Precision Agriculture Specialist, Ochs Consulting, LLC.
  • Efficiency & Profitability - What Precision Agriculture Can Do For You - Experiences From the Field (for New PA Practitioners) - Panelists: David Russell, CCA, Field & Crop Manager, Noblehurst Farms/Linwood Agriculture; Jay Swede, Managing Partner, Gary Swede Farms, Inc.; Christian Yunker, Managing Partner, CY Farms, LLC.
  • Careers and Opportunities in Precision Agriculture (for Students)  - Emmaline Long, CCA, Crop Production Manager, CY Farms, LLC.
  • Optional Afternoon Session - Advanced Q & A with an International Expert (for Experienced Producers, but open to everyone) - Marc Vanacht, Principal, AG Business Consultants

NOTE: Actual cost is $170. A $105 scholarship will be applied to your registration fee through generosity of supporters of this new initiative. 

1st Annual Precision Agriculture Day Flyer (PDF; 798KB)

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