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01 May 2019 - Precision Agriculture Center Seminar Announcement

Friday, May 3 2019 | 2 PM | Borlaug Hall, Room 375

Insight Into Site-Specific and Adaptive Nitrogen Management for Corn Following Alfalfa

seminar_coulterDr. Jeffrey A. Coulter | Professor and Extension Specialist - Corn-Based Cropping Systems  | Dept. of Agronomy of Plant Genetics | University of Minnesota





Seminar hosted by the Precision Agriculture Center

8 March 2019 - Precision Agriculture Center hosts leading researchers as part of the Production Agriculture Symposium

Several students affiliated with the Precision Agriculture Center served on the organizing committee for the 2019 Production Agriculture Symposium. This year's topic was Dialing in: Precision Agriculture in Action, and included three keynote addresses, student oral presentations, expert panel discussions, and a student poster session/competition throughout the day. Overall, it was a great turnout with around 240 attendees - thank-you to all who participated!

A special thanks to Corteva Agrisciences, the Minnesota Soybean Growers, and the Minnesota Corn Growers for sponsoring the event!

Committee members with the keynote speakers the day of the symposium. From left to right: Dr. Raj Khosla, Sara Tirado, Tyler Nigon, Dr. Wonsuk Lee, Cadan Cummings, Sarah Moore, Julija Cubins, Dr. Kelly Thorp, Linnea Graham, Erika Magnusson, and Vijay Joshi.
The day before the symopsium, we organized a roundtable discussion with Dr. Raj Khosla (Colorado State University) and Dr. Kelly Thorp (USDA-ARS, Maricopa, AZ); Dr. Wonsuk Lee could not join us as he did not arrive until later that afternoon.

5 February 2019 - Congratulations to Ali on his successful defense!

Dr. Ali Moghimi successfully defended on Tuesday, February 5th. Dr. Moghimi will start a postdoc postition in March at University of California - Davis. Congratulations Ali and good luck with your new position in California! 

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Pictured above is Dr. Moghimi with his family and advisors. From left to right: Dr. Ce Yang; Parissa Moghimi; Dr. Ali Moghimi and his son Parsa; and Dr. Peter Marchetto. 

3 February 2019 - Ali Moghimi PhD Defense Seminar

Feb 5 | 10 AM | 310 Alderman

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1 February 2019 - Register for the 2019 Production Agriculture Symposium


7 January 2019 - Visit us at the Climate FieldView™ Winter Conference

Be sure to stop by our booth at the Climate FieldView Winter Conference to hear about the on-going research at the PAC. 

Thursday, January 17
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM 
Verizon Center 
1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001

For more information visit the FieldView Event Page


See you then!


The University of Minnesota established the Precision Agriculture Center in 1995 to foster the use of site specific management techniques through collaborative research, education, and outreach programs. 

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