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Monday, December 11, 2017

2:00 — 4:00 pm

Registration Open

5:00 — 7:00 pm

Opening Reception

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

7:30 — 8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30 — 11:30 am

General Sessions

The View From Google Earth: What's Next in Satellite Technology?
Ed Parsons, The Geospacial Technologist of Google

First Things First - The Challenge and Opportunity of AgTech
Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal Field Agronomist

11:30 am

Expo Opens (Lunch on the Expo Floor)

11:30 am

How Technology is Driving Yields Higher
Hosted by U.S. Farm Report host Tyne Morgan
(Held on the Interactive Expo Stage)

2:15 — 3:30 pm

Get Smart Breakout Sessions (Attendees may follow a single track or mix and match as desired)

Precision Ag: Just Getting Started
The Basics of Dividing Your Fields into Management Zones
Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal Field Agronomist

Precision Ag: Beyond the Basics
Variable Rate & Multi Hybrid Planting: How to Make It Work for You
Isaac Ferrie, Crop-Tech Consulting

Using Data: Just Getting Started
Data Survival Guide: How to Prepare It; How to Collect It; How to Transfer It
Steve Cubbage, Record Harvest

Using Data: Beyond the Basics
Ground-Truthing & Troubleshooting Your Yield Map: How to Know What You Don't Know
John Fulton, Ohio State

Iron & Equipment
Get Ready for the Future of Farm Machinery!
Innovative companies in AgTech who are shaking up things in the field join this panel. AgPro Managing Editor Margy Eckelkamp, Moderator

Sustainable Tech
Get Smart About Variable Rate Nitrogen Application
Brian Arnall, Oklahoma State

3:30 — 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 — 5:00 pm

Get Smart Breakout Sessions (Attendees may follow a single track or mix and match as desired)

Precision Ag: Just Getting Started
Build a Firm Foundation for Precision Ag: Getting Your Agronomy Right
Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal Field Agronomist

Precision Ag: Beyond the Basics
How Many is Too Many? Running Multiple Prescriptions On a Single Acre
Cory Gilbert, On Target Ag Solutions

Using Data: Just Getting Started
What's Your Data Worth to You? To Others? How to Benefit Without Getting Ripped Off
Terry Griffin, Kansas State

Using Data: Beyond the Basics
Does Your Data Talk to Other Data? Decoding Data Compatibility
Tim Norris, CEO, AgInfo Tech, Ohio

Iron & Equipment: Just Getting Started
DIY Panel: How Farmers Are Advancing AgTech on Their Farms and Making the Most Incredible Things
AgPro Managing Editor Margy Eckelkamp, Moderator

Iron & Equipment: Beyond the Basics
What's Next in Imagery Technology and Why Should I Care?
Panel of imagery innovators showing off their most exciting wares. AgDay Anchor Clinton Griffiths, Moderator

Sustainable Tech
Controlled Drainage: Increasing Yields and Protecting the Environment
Isaac Ferrie, Crop-Tech Consulting

5:00 — 6:30 pm

Reception on Expo Floor

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

7:30 — 11:30 am

Expo Open (Breakfast in Expo)

8:00 — 8:45 am AgLaunch Start Up Station: Hear from exciting early-stage startups which will give short pitches on their technologies that aim to make farming more efficient and profitable
(Held on the Interactive Expo Stage)

10:15 — 11:30 am

Get Smart Breakout Sessions (Attendees may follow a single track or mix and match as desired)

Precision Ag: Just Getting Started
Precision Ag's ABCs of ROI
Cory Gilbert, On Target Ag Solutions

Precision Ag: Beyond the Basics
From 3' Underground to 400' Above: Precision Drives Decisions On-The-Go
Erich Eller, ForeFront Ag Solutions

Using Data: Just Getting Started
Now That You Have Your Data In Order, What Do You Do With It?
Steve Cubbage, Record Harvest

Using Data: Beyond the Basics
Pinpointing Issues Before They Pop Up: What's Next in Predictive Modeling?
John Fulton, Ohio State

Iron & Equipment
The Elephant in the Room — Compatibility: How to Navigate the Challenge
Tim Norris, CEO, AgInfo Tech, Ohio

Sustainable Tech
Variable Rate Phosphorus Application: What You Need to Know
Brian Arnall, Oklahoma State

11:30 am

Lunch (Expo Closes)

12:30 — 1:30 pm

General Session and Closing Keynote
The Zero Dollar Tractor: The value of farmers' data outpaces the value of assets
John Ellis, Technologist and global consultant