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Pioneer Talks: Farming with Robots
February 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Are robots making our food? How is automation revolutionizing agriculture? Industry practitioners and UW-Platteville faculty join together to discuss how robotics are revolutionizing our farm industry and what southwestern Wisconsin can do to capitalize on the technology. Featuring:
Craig Hendrickson, School of Agriculture, UW-Platteville
Brian Peckham, School of Business, UW-Platteville
Tera Montgomery, School of Agriculture, UW-Platteville
Kevin Bernhardt, School of Agriculture, UW-Platteville
Jake Rueth, Dairy Science Major, UW-Platteville
Christina Winch, Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Peter Winch, Grant County Farm Bureau;
Steve Addison, John Deere
About Pioneer Talks
Pioneer Talks, modeled after the popular TED Talks, is UW-Platteville’s weekly lecture series featuring a curated mix of local and national experts guaranteed to inspire, motivate and sometimes challenge! Organized by the Provost’s Office with support from across campus, this spring weekly lecture is in its second year, and growing thanks to the following sponsors: Provost’s Office, the Colleges of BILSA, EMS, and LA&E, College Programming and Relations, the School of Agriculture, the Division of Academic Affairs, Electrical Engineering, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems, and the Office of Sustainability.
Join us each Wednesday at 5 p.m. to learn, question, and be inspired! Everyone is invited to these free events and light refreshments will be served. Bring yourself, a friend, and your curiosity! No RSVP required.
Free parking is available in Lot 2: https://campus.uwplatt.edu/map