Thursday, March 23, 2017
4:10 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Kemper Hall, Room 1065
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David Slaughter, professor of biological and agricultural engineering at UC Davis, will present the new UC Davis SmartFarm project, and, with special guest Micki Seibel, discuss the internet of things in precision agriculture.
Seibel is sustainable food systems lead at Orange Silicon Valley, part of the Orange group, which has interests in telecommunications, digital connectivity, and research and innovation. She’s a former consumer product executive at eBay, Netscape, Ask Jeeves, Deliv and several start-ups.
A networking session will follow the seminar.
The monthly seminar series and networking event invites experts to speak on science and technology trends at the forefront of the precision agriculture movement. The series is building a roadmap to solutions by catalyzing relationships across campus and among industry and agricultural producers.
Sponsored by the World Food Center and the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, the Precision Ag Seminar Series is in collaboration with the Departments of Viticulture and Enology, and Land, Air and Water Resources.
UC Davis Professor
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Sustainable Food Systems Lead
Orange Silicon Valley
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