2020 UAS Ag Summit

2020 UAS Ag Summit

AgrowDrone will be holding the second annual “UAS Ag Summit” on Wednesday, February 19, 2020!

Overview

In addition to networking with other UAS Ag pilots, this event will feature a keynote presentation from the DJI North American Director of Agriculture Division as well presentations on using imaging to predict crop health, FAA rules and regulations, Complying with State application rules, Organic materials labelled for aerial application, and more. NYDEC Credits will be available.

Location

The location for the Summit is:
The AG Center At Broome County Cooperative Extension
TasteNY Building – Auditorium
840 Upper Front Street
Binghamton, NY 13905

Click HERE for a map and directions

This is a FREE event but you must register to attend. Please fill out the registration form HERE

Space is limited so register today!

Agenda

9:00am Session 1: Welcome/Introductions /Summit Objectives
9:30am Session 2: How can Drones Help Farmers? – Round Table Discussion with Guest Farmers
10:00am Session 3: CFR 107/137 FAA Rules & Regulations, Robert Lacourse – FAA Rochester FSDO
10:30am Break
10:45am Session 4: DEC Rules/Regulations/PPE for Aerial Applications, Jerry Kimmel – NYDEC
11:30pm Break for Lunch
12:00pm Session 5: Application Equipment/Drift Management using UAS, Mike Harris -AgrowDrone
12:45pm Session 6: BioChemical Selections for Organic Fruit Production, Ken Morse – NutrienAg
1:30pm Break
1:45pm Session 7: Calibration/Target Area Calc/Liquid Formulation, Mike Harris -AgrowDrone
2:30pm Session 8: Herbicide Resistant Weeds and Management Strategies, Janice Degni – BCCE
3:15pm Break
3:30pm Session 9: Industry & Equipment Update, Amie Huang – DJI North America Director of Ag
4:00pm Session 10: Operation and Application Methods using UAS, Mike Harris -AgrowDrone
4:45pm Q&A/Final Thoughts/Close

Hotels Near the Summit

Fairfield Inn

Comfort Inn

Airport

The Broome County Regional Airport (KBGM) is 10 miles or about 15 minutes from the Summit location.