Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference, January 16-17 in Junction City


The 23rd Annual Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference will be held January 16-17, 2020 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Junction City, Kansas. This annual event brings hundreds of agricultural producers and industry leaders for a two-day interactive workshop on the use of technology in the ever-changing agriculture industry. Those in attendance at the conference will hear presentations from dynamic speakers on a wide variety of topics dealing with precision agriculture. The two-day event also includes vendor displays, the KARTA Annual Meeting, research presentations from grant recipients, and an interactive evening discussion that is always an attendee favorite.

2020 Keynote speakers

  • Matt Splitter, Splitter Farms
  • Lee Scheufler, Scheufler Farms
  • Andrew Nelson, Microsoft
  • Wes Porter, University of Georgia
  • Craig Rupp, Sabanto Ag
  • Steve Arnold, Farmer - Johnson, KS
  • Victoria Clancy, Next Instruments
     

2020 On-Farm Research Projects

  • Irrigation innovation
  • Wheat streak mosaic impacts
  • Red clover interseeding in wheat
  • Corn/soybean strip planting
  • Soybean population
  • Using imagery for N recommendation
  • Fungicide on soybeans
  • PGR on wheat after soybeans
  • Biological product strip trial
  • Aerially applied source by the Company “Sound”
  • Wheat row spacing
  • PivotBio trial


Conference registration is $325, which includes two days of meals and refreshments and 2020 KARTA membership. The funds generated through the association dues and conference registrations are used to provide grants to facilitate on-farm research projects and instructional workshops on the hardware and software necessary to conduct agricultural research trials. There is also a subsidized student rate of $75 per person, catered to agricultural students at all of the state’s post-secondary educational institutions.

For more information or to get signed up, visit www.karta-online.org.

Information is also available by contacting Lucas Haag, K-State Research and Extension Northwest Area Crops and Soil Specialist, at 785-462-6281 or lhaag@ksu.edu.