2024 MU Digital Agriculture Symposium Program

Day 1: Research Day – June 20, 2024

Location: Monsanto Auditorium, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Morning Sessions
  • 08:00 AM – 09:00 AM: Registration, Continental Breakfast, Poster Setup
    • Symposium organizing committee
  • 09:00 AM – 09:40 AM: Opening Remarks and DAREC overview
    • Moderator: DR. Jianfeng Zhou

Invited speaker and Panel

  • 09:40 AM – 10:10 AM: DR. Zachary Leasor
  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM: DR. Ignacio Ciampitti
  • 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM: Coffee Break
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: MR. Scott Drummond
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: DR. Ken Sudduth
Lunch: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Afternoon Sessions
  • 1:00 PM – 1:35 PM: Soil Health
    • Lead Speaker: DR. Kristen Veum
  • 1:35 PM – 2:10 PM: Sustainable Environment and water
    • Lead Speaker: DR. Noel Aloysius
  • 2:10 PM – 2:45 PM: Social and Economic Implications
    • Lead Speaker: DRs. Mary Hendrickson, Jenny Melo Velasco
  • 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Break
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Technology innovation and sustainability
    • Invited Speaker: DR. Steven Thomson
  • 3:30 – 4:00: Interaction and research proposal development (SAS)
    • Moderators: DAREC Team
  • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Poster Session (Student Competition) and Reception
    • Moderators: DAREC Team

Day 2: Technology Day – June 21, 2024

Location: MU Digital Farm, MU South Farm, Columbia, MO
  • 9 – 10 am: Open remarks and technology overview
    • Coordinator: Prof. Kent Shannon
    • Symposium organizing committee
  • 10 – 11:30 am: Field tour
  • 11:30 – 12 pm: Reflection and wrap up
  • 12 pm: Lunch and dismissal

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