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Precision Ag Technology Focus of Learning Farms Webinar
Iowa Ag Connection - 09/15/2021

The Iowa Learning Farms conservation webinar taking place Sept. 15 at noon will feature Ryan Bergman, technical project specialist, agricultural and biosystems engineering, at Iowa State University. Bergman works on developing and implementing precision agriculture technologies with a recent focus on application equipment.

In the webinar, "Precision Ag and Conservation," Bergman will highlight multiple technological advances that have improved both profitability and environmental outcomes in agricultural operations. Management and placement of applied products, including the reduction of some products, also will be covered. In addition, Bergman will discuss systems and approaches that are under development to further advance the impacts of precision agriculture on the industry.

"The ability to better place products at the right location and time to deliver the maximum benefit to crops not only improves crop health but also mitigates loss of under-consumed products to runoff," said Bergman. "Agricultural equipment technology is constantly improving, and the benefits to producers and the environment are clear. I am eager to update the audience on where we are today, and what might be possible in the near future."

Participants in Iowa Learning Farms Conservation Webinars are encouraged to ask questions of the presenters. People from all backgrounds and areas of interest are encouraged to join.

Webinar Access Instructions

To participate in the live webinar, shortly before noon CDT Sept. 15:

- Type this web address into your internet browser: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/364284172.

- Or, go to https://iastate.zoom.us/join and enter meeting ID 364 284 172 .

- Or, join from a dial-in phone line by dialing +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923; meeting ID 364 284 172. The webinar also will be recorded and archived on the Iowa Learning Farms website, so that it can be watched at any time. Archived webinars are available online.

A Certified Crop Adviser board-approved continuing education unit has been applied for. Those who participate in the live webinar are eligible. Information about how to apply to receive the CEU will be provided at the end of the live webinar.


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