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Agenda (preliminary)

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Monday – January 21

 

8:15 – 9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast (Exhibit Time) - Sponsored by Lake Region State College

 

9:00 – 9:05 Welcome & Opening Remarks

Mark Watne, President of North Dakota Farmers Union

9:05 – 9:45 Bridging the Gap between Innovation & Adoption in Today’s Precision Ag

Chad Godsey, Godsey Precision AG

 

9:45 – 10:15 Profitability & Value Creation: Real World Successes that are Yielding Results

• Paul Schrimpf, CropLife Media Group

 

10:15 – 10:45 On-farm trials using Precision Equipment and Data Analysis

Matt Wiebers, Agronomist & Owner of CropCentric LLC

 

10:45 – 11:30 Precision Trends: Grids & Zones - How Precision Sampling has Changed

John Breker, Agvise Labs

11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH (Exhibit Time) - Sponsored by GK Technology

 

12:30 - 1:00 Exhibit & Transition to Quality Inn for Breakouts

 

1:00 - 5:00 Concurrent BREAKOUT Sessions Quality Inn (507 25th St SW) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:00 - 7:00 Networking Social: Quality Inn (507 25th St SW) sponsored by AdFarm

 

Tuesday – January 22

 

7:30 – 8:10 Registration/Continental Breakfast (Exhibit Time)

8:10 – 8:15 Welcome Remarks

• TBA

8:15 – 9:00 Yield Monitor vs. The Grain Bin

• Gary Wagner, AWG Farms Inc

 

9:00 – 10:00 Growing Ag Talent: Universities & Students that are Driving the Industry

• Paul Schrimpf, CropLife Media Group (moderator)

• Preston Sundeen - Lake Region State College

• Carmel Miller - Bismarck State College

• Rex Sun - North Dakota State University

• Chris Duchsherer - North Dakota State College of Science

 

10:00– 10:30 Networking Break: (Exhibit Time)

 

10:30 – 11:00  Drone Sprayer Technology

Eylon Sorek, Skyx

John Nowatzki, NDSU

 

11:00 – 12:00 Farmers who know Precision Ag

• Travis Messer - Plains Grain & Agronomy

• Gary Wagner - AWG Farms

 

12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH (Exhibit Time) - Sponsored by AgWeek

 

1:00 – 1:45 Farm Connectivity – Fiber & Fixed Wireless 

• Justin Forde, Senior Director of Government Relations at Midco

• Seth Arndorfer, CEO of Dakota Carrier Network (DCN)

1:45 - 2:15  Precision Ag to Simplify Crop Insurance Reporting

• Jackie Esmay, Rain and Hail Insurance Company

2:15 - 2:45 From ND to Africa: Developing a thriving ag ecosystem though ND connections

• Delore Zimmerman, Praxis Africa

2:45 - 3:00 Closing – Survey – IPAD Giveaway - Sponsored by ND Farmers Union