Conference Schedule - NEATA - Nebraska Agriculture Technology

Conference Schedule
Wednesday – February 4th, 2015
8:30 AM
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Symposium Registration
Integrate Agronomic Management Systems and UAV Symposium (see opposite side for speaker/topic information)
Conference Registration – Exhibits Open
Dinner (Grand Ballroom)
NIMBUS Lab and UAV technologies demo
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
10:00 PM
Break – View Exhibits – Networking – Roundtable Discussions
Exhibits Close
Thursday – February 5th, 2015
7:00 AM
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
Breakfast - Registration – Exhibits Open
Title, Dr. Larry Gaultney, E.I du Pont de Nemours and Company (Grand Ballroom)
Ambassador Room
Executive Room
Governor Room
Islander Room
The Farmer’s New Cash Crop: A
Way to Monetize Data
Nebraska Intelligent MoBile
Unmanned Systems Lab
Hyperspectral and Thermal
Precision Ag
B. O’Banion, H. Gerlock, & R. Nuss,
Directors of Farmobile
 Big data is big deal for Ag
 Power of Farmer’s data
 Farmer’s own and should
make money from data
Dr. Carrick Detweiler, Assistant
Professor, University of NebraskaLincoln Computer Science and
Engineering Department
UAV research and supporting
9:50 to
10:15 AM
10:15 AM
Nate Taylor, Memes Associates
James Ellingson, Assistant
Professor, Director of Precision Ag
Break – View Exhibits and Student Posters
Advances in Spatial Soil Mapping
Using Hydrogeophysics
Dr. Trenton Franz, Assistant
Professor, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
School of Natural Resources
 Spatial soil moisture mapping using
cosmic-ray neutron probe
 In-season soil moisture mapping of
mgt zones
 Optimal placement & cross
calibration of in-situ soil moisture
UNL Precision Ag Research
Clear Profits from the Cloud and in
the Field
Richard Ferguson or Joe Luck
Jerry Mulliken, Consulting for JM
Crop Imaging
 Drones have
 Mapping algorithms for inseason decisions
 Where does thermal IR fit
Title (Online)
Dr. Jack Paris, Paris Geospatial,
11:05 AM
Automated Soil Analytical Tools:
More important now than ever
Matt Rasmussen, Co-Owner of Soil
Analytics, LLC
 Future of soil analytical tools
 Precision agronomy long-term
 Density of soil sampling
The Climate Corporation Platform
Terry Hansen Jr., Regional Mngr, The
Climate Corporation
 Climate Basics and Pro
 Precision Planting
 Field Scripts
Peyton Harper
12:00 PM
12:45 PM
NeATA business meeting – Steve, NEATA President
1:00 PM
A Century of Extension – Dr. Chuck Hibberd, Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension
1:30 PM
2:05 to
2:30 PM
Nature Conservancy Update – Jacob Fritton, Nature Conservancy Performance Irrigation Coordinator
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
4:20 PM
4:30 PM
Title (Online)
Allan Baucum, A.L. Buacaum Inc.
Break – View Exhibits and Student Posters
Optical Yield Sensor
Applied GIS at a Nebraska Coop
Time Heins, Raven Industries Director
of Product Management
 Optical yield sensor
Kevin Royal, CPI-Precision Ag
 Precision Ag Trends
 Geopublishing internal spatial data
 Moving EC data from the field
DuPont™ PrecisionPac™ ServicesCustomized Crop Protection for
Every Field
Dr. Larry Gaultney, E.I du Pont de
Nemours and Company
 Multiple MOAs
 Accurate use rates & product
Got Broadband?
Dennis Kahl, Nebraska Extension
 Broadband plan
 Ag broadband applications
 Importance of keeping up with
Trends for enabling data-driven crop production management – Dr. John Fulton, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
Conference Wrap-up
Have a Safe Trip Home!
Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Lunch & Breaks included)
Integrated Agronomic Management Systems Symposium (9:00 to Noon) – CCA Credits
Encirca, Ron Sabataa, Pioneer Encirca
Field Scripts, Terry Hansen Jr., Climate Corp
ACS, Keith Byerly Central Valley Ag
On-Farm Research Network, Keith Glewen and Laura Thompson (Lunch Program in Ballroom)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (1:00 to 5:00) – CCA Credits
FAA Regulations for UAS, Dr. Wayne Woldt, UNL Biosystems Engineering
UAV Applied Research, Aaron Lessig, CEO Pulse Aerospace
UAV Experiences, Mike Ritter, Slant Range
Panel Discussion (Mike Ritter, Aaron, Lessing, Brittany Bolte, Wayne Woldt)