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Precision Agriculture Demo Day | 06.27.24

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Join Palouse Conservation District, Washington State University, and USDA-ARS for a Precision Agriculture Demonstration Day at Cook Agronomy Farm on Thursday, June 27th from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. Learn about using plant sap analysis to assess crop nutrient needs and view a drone swarm demonstration of variable rate application and spot spraying. WSU and USDA researchers will share information on liming and nitrogen loss in tile drainage. View a Giddings Soil Sampling Coring & Drilling Machine and soil cores, learn about AI drone identification of weeds with USDA-ARS Researcher Joaquin Casanova, and more!


8:00 AM: Coffee and Networking

8:30 AM: Drone Swarm Demonstration

Altitude Agri Services

9:30 AM: Plant Sap Analysis as a Diagnostic Tool for Winter Wheat Nutrient Use

Efficiency

Ryan Boylan, Palouse Conservation District

10:00 AM: Break and viewing equipment stations

10:15 AM: Precision Application of Lime

Dave Huggins & Caven Halsey, USDA-Agricultural Research Service

11:00 AM: Nitrogen Loss in Tile Drainage

Erin Brooks, University of Idaho Soil and Water Systems

11:45 AM: Lunch and viewing equipment stations

12:30 PM: Wrap up & goodbye

 


Lunch and refreshments are provided. Carpooling is encouraged. This event is free and open to the public. Please dress for the weather and wear shoes appropriate for walking.


 

Thank you to our sponsors!



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