Sunday, May 19, 2024

Exploring the Future of Agriculture: Innovations in Agricultural Technology Symposium

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Event will include insightful discussions, panel sessions and networking opportunities

On May 29, 2024, there will be a groundbreaking symposium titled “Innovations in Agricultural Technology: Cultivating Tomorrow’s Farms,” where industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators will converge to explore the cutting-edge solutions shaping the future of farming. (Courtesy image)

LINCOLN, Neb. — The agricultural landscape is rapidly evolving, driven by advancements in technology and entrepreneurship. On May 29, 2024, join us for a groundbreaking symposium titled “Innovations in Agricultural Technology: Cultivating Tomorrow’s Farms,” where industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators will converge to explore the cutting-edge solutions shaping the future of farming.

Hosted at Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, the symposium will commence at 3:00 p.m., promising an afternoon of insightful discussions, captivating panel sessions, and invaluable networking opportunities. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with thought leaders from Grit Road Partners and Invest Nebraska/The Combine, gaining insights into the ecosystem supporting entrepreneurial ventures in the agricultural technology sector.

The highlight of the event will be a dynamic panel discussion featuring trailblazing startups poised to transform the agricultural landscape:

  • Marble Technologies: Integrating the power of AI, next-gen software, computer vision, robotics, data analytics, and advanced process engineering to advance processing facilities of the future.
  • Nave Analytics: Harnessing and deploying data driven solutions within digital agriculture to maximize efficient irrigation practices.
  • ALA Engineering: Evolving cattle feeding operations through innovative software and hardware to deliver safer, more sustainable, and more efficient solutions to power the industry that feeds the world.
  • Grain Weevil: Revolutionizing robotics in grain bin safety and management solutions.
  • Corral Technologies: Transforming livestock management with smart technology solutions for improved efficiency and animal welfare.
  • Sentinel Fertigation: Integrating fertilizer and irrigation systems for precise nutrient delivery, maximizing crop yields while minimizing environmental impact.

These innovative companies will unveil their groundbreaking solutions aimed at revolutionizing farming practices and enhancing agricultural sustainability.

The symposium will culminate in a moderated Q&A session, providing attendees with the opportunity to interact with panelists and delve deeper into the challenges and opportunities within the agricultural technology sector.

“We are thrilled to bring together industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators to explore the transformative potential of agricultural technology,” said Mike Boehm, Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. “This symposium promises to be a valuable platform for exchanging ideas, fostering collaboration, and charting the course for the future of farming.”

Heuermann Lectures are funded by a gift from B. Keith and Norma Heuermann of Phillips. The Heuermanns are longtime university supporters with a strong commitment to Nebraska’s production agriculture, natural resources, rural areas and people.

Lectures are streamed live here and air live on campus channel 4. They are archived after the event and later air on NET2 World.

— Jessie Brophy, External Relations

UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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