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CPAAS Open House & Ag. Tech Day

September 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free

Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems

Open House and Agricultural Technology Day 2015

Thursday September 17, 2015    Noon to 3:30 pm

Ag Technology Building, IAREC, 24016 N Bunn Rd., Prosser, WA

CPAAS-Open-House-and-AgTech-Day-2015-releaseProsser WA: WSU CAHNRS’s Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems team is hosting an Open House of the new facility and Agricultural Technology Day on September 17, 2015. It will be an event geared to educate growers, agricultural industry professionals, crop consultants and researchers about the cutting edge agricultural technologies being researched by the CPAAS affiliate team. Through 29 poster presentations, 9 demos and displays, CPAAS team will showcase agricultural automation, robotics, and precision agriculture technologies and associated economics research.

Highlights of this year include technologies such as: Apple picking robot, Unmanned aerial helicopter for precision farming applications, Small-UAS and ground sensing technologies for crop production management, Low energy precision irrigation technology, Artificial pollination and Mechanical pruning of tree-fruit, Application technology, High throughput crop phenotyping technologies to aid crop breeding and Agricultural technology economics among others. It is a great opportunity for industry to interact with the CPAAS team. We look forward to networking with you and receiving your feedback.

Certified Crop Adviser Continuing Education Units (CEUs: 2.5) are available for this event. The event is free but registration is required before September 10, 2015 5:00 PM. To register please contact Dr. Lav Khot ( lav.khot@wsu.edu; 509-786-9302) or Ms. Linda Root (lsfleming@wsu.edu; 509-786-9235). Download: CPAAS Open House Flyer.

Lunch Sponsor:

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Details

Date:
September 17, 2015
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

IAREC
24016 N Bunn Road
Prosser, WA 99350 United States
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