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MBDH Digital Agriculture Spoke: All-Hands Meeting Schedule

8:30 amRegistration opens at Tony's Pizza Event Center 
9:00 amWelcomeDr. Kurt Barnhart, Kansas State Polytechnic and Aaron Bergstrom, University of North Dakota
9:15 amKeynote PresentationGreg Crustinger, Scholar Farms
9:45 amKeynote Presentation: "Visible and Near Infrared Radiation and its Interaction with Vegetation"Deon van der Merwe, GD Animal Health
10:15 amBreak 
10:30 amBreak-out Session: "Challenges & Benefits of In-field Multispectral Mapping & Scouting"Nathan Stein, Pix4D 
11:00 amBreak-out Session: "Extension Support for Environmental Stewardship in Livestock Production using Surface Models and Vegetation Measurements Derived from Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Photography" Will Boyer, K-State Research and Extension
11:30 amLunch and Poster Session 
1:00 pmBreak-out Session: "Land Scout Project Planning and Mapping"Madeline Cole, Alex Sherman, and Kristin Weaver, Reagan Smith Energy Solutions
1:30 pmBreak-out Session: "The State of Drones in Agriculture"Trevor Witt, Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus
2:00 pmBreak 
2:15 pmProgress report and next stepsNational Science Foundation project principal investigators
3:30 pmConclusion 

View a full list of presenters and their biographies for more information.

Co-Located Events

Drone Imagery Collection, Mapping, and Analysis Workshop

August 20, 2019  |  8:00 am to 5:00 pm  |  Hosted by Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus

Learn proper camera settings and mission planning, participate in hands-on flight operations, and spend time working with leading structure from motion (SfM) software to process and analyze images collected from drones in this introductory course. 

Registration option is included on Big Data Hub registration form. 

UAS Tech Forum

August 21-22, 2019  |  Hosted by UAS Cluster Initiative

The UAS Tech Forum features an agenda packed with national speakers and top-notch panel discussions focused on precision agriculture, first responders and UAS innovations. 

Separate registration is required! Use the link at the end of the Big Data Hub registration form to be taken to the UAS Tech Forum registration form.