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Mark your calendar for October 21 and come to the Yuma Ag Center to see the latest weeding technologies demonstrated and connect with company reps at the University of Arizona's 2nd AgTech Field Demo: Automated Weeding Technologies. Register onsite at 7AM. Many thanks to event sponsors Empire Southwest LLC, RDO Equipment, and Keithly-Williams Fabrication!

Arizona CEUs and CCA pending, 1.0 CA-DPR approved.

Field Demo Schedule:

7:00 AM             Registration and Breakfast Burritos

7:30                    Welcome and 2-minute Presentation Highlights

8:00                    Autonomous Weeding Capability

                                   Hunter Torres, Naïo Technologies , Salinas, CA

                                   Stephen Bautista, Naïo Technologies , Salinas, CA

8:20                    Automated Intra-row Weeding with Titan

                                  Ben Palone, FarmWise, San Francisco, CA

8:40                    Camera-based Inter-row and Intra-row Cultivation Solutions – Challenges and Advantages

                                   Kim Haug, K.U.L.T-Kress LLC, New Holland, PA

                                   Daniel Riehle, K.U.L.T.-Kress Gmbr., Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany

9:00                    Automated Weed Control Using Stout Smart Cultivator

                                   Steve Snyder, Stout AgTech, Salinas, CA

                                   Sal Espinoza, Stout AgTech, Salinas, CA

9:20                   Application of AI Automation for Weed and Pest Control in Crops

                                   Raghu Nandivada, Padma Robotics, Phoenix, AZ

                                   Cole Brauer, Padma Robotics, Phoenix, AZ

9:40                   WeedIt – High Speed Spot-Spray Technology for Controlling Herbicide Resistant Weeds

                                   Tom Gauthier, AgTechLogic (formerly TAB AG Group), Tempe, AZ

                                   Katy Derheim, Agritech America, Bozeman, MT

10:00                  Band-Steam for Controlling Soilborne Pathogens and Weeds in Lettuce

                                   Mark Siemens, Dept. of Biosystems Engineering, University of Arizona

10:20                  Intelligent Weeders Are Getting Smarter

                                   Tony Koselka, Vision Robotics, Corp., San Diego, CA


Check out the overview of these presentations on Youtube!