EVENTS

2018 Virginia Smart Farming Conference

You are invited to the 2018 Virginia Smart Farming Conference . . .
Using Controlled Environment Agriculture
Thursday, September 13, 2018
https://www.hort.vt.edu/sfcea/index.html [hort.vt.edu]
 

at  The Institute for Advanced Learning and research

150 Slayton Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24540     -   www.ialr.org [ialr.org]       
From farms to greenhouses to warehouses, controlled environment agriculture is growing in the field of agriculture. Join academic and industry experts for this one-day event focused on the latest advances in protected culture, sensor technology, lighting, computer vision, automation, and vertical farming. Hear from technical experts as well as Virginia producers who have been successful in incorporating controlled environment agriculture into their business models.  (See attached program)
  • Keynote Speaker, Neil Mattson, Ph.D., Cornell University

·Special Guest Speaker, Chris Higgins, Hort Americas

 
Register Now at https://bit.ly/2LM613g [bit.ly] 
  • Preregistration $125 (before September 4, 2018) 
  • Registration $140 (after September 4)
 
Exhibit space available! For information on exhibiting or sponsorship, contact Martha Walker walker53@vt.edu
For more information on the Conference, please contact Dr. Joyce Latimer, Professor and Extension Specialist, Greenhouse Crops, Virginia Tech Department of Horticulture jlatime@vt.edu

 
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity,
please contact Martha Walker, Central District Office, at 434-766-6761 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations at least 5 days prior to the event.  *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Institute for Advanced Learning and research
150 Slayton Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24540     

9/14/2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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