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February 13, 2018: Smarter Farming — Using Drone/UAV Technology for Field Crop Management (Danville, VA)

February 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

https://www.ext.vsu.edu/events/2018/2/13/smarter-farming-using-droneuav-technology-for-field-crop-management

INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED LEARNING & RESEARCH
DANVILLE, VA

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

 

VSU Small Farm Outreach Program is pleased to host a workshop with presentations by
Dr. Scott Lowman, IALR Chief Scientist, who will be speaking on “Future Potential of Precision Agriculture,” and Tim P.  Sexton, Nutrient Management Program Manager with Virginia’s Department of Conservation and Recreation, who will discuss  “The Applications of NDVI.”

THIS WORKSHOP IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact Agent Cassidy Williams at (804) 704-4033, cwilliams@vsu.edu, or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

 

 

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2017-70011-26861, and the Southern Risk Management Education Center Grant #545015. For more information about the program or funding, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director and Extension Specialist, at niewolny@vt.edu or 540-231-5784.

For website updates, such as broken links, please contact Allyssa Mark, Program Associate.

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