American Society of Agronomy webinar sponsored by FarmLink. 

New applications of data science and analytics have identified $9.5 Billion of potential revenue left in the field for the 2014 corn and soybean harvest. “Benchmarking: Revolutionizing the Hunt for Higher Yield and Profitability” will provide agronomists with an understanding of new tools which identify where yield productivity can be improved, where resources can be best applied and for the first time provide an objective way to measure the success of changes in farming practices. At the completion of the webinar you will have a solid appreciation for how these tools work and how they can support you and your grower customers.

Data science and analytics have been transforming industries, including agriculture, using the power of data to firmly identify trends, eliminate variables and drive profitability. New applications of data science and analytics have identified $9.5 Billion of potential revenue left in the field for the 2014 corn and soybean harvest.

“Benchmarking: Revolutionizing the Hunt for Higher Yield and Profitability” explains new tools which identify where yield productivity can be improved, where resources can be best applied and for the first time provide an objective way to measure the success of changes in farming practices. At the completion of the webinar you will have a solid appreciation for how these tools work and how they can support you and your grower customers.

 

The webinar will cover:

  • applications of agronomic benchmarking
  • challenges specific to yield benchmarking and how they are being addressed
  • benefit to growers of yield benchmarking
  • value of yield benchmarking in moving growers toward more profitable production

 

CCA/CPAg: 1.5 Crop Management
CPSS/CPSC: 1.5 Professional Meetings

Speaker Information:
Paul Konrad
Managing Director
FarmLink

Paul Konrad has more than 20 years of experience in business development, operations management, partnership development and agronomy. Prior to joining FarmLink he served as Executive Vice President, Agronomy for West Central, one of the 20 largest ag retail companies in the United States. Across his career he has held leadership positions with Winfield Solutions/Land O’Lakes; Agriliance, LLC; Farmland Industries and Servi-Tech, Inc. Paul spent the first ten years of his career working as a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) in Kansas. He is also a past board member of the Agricultural Clean Water Alliance. A graduate of the University of Wyoming with a degree in agricultural business, Paul also holds a certificate from the University of Missouri Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership.

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Seminar Information
Date Presented:
February 25, 2015 1:00 PM Eastern
Length:
1 hour
Benchmarking - Revolutionizing the Hunt for Higher Yield and Profitability
Speaker Information
Paul Konrad   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
American Society of Agronomy
Crop Management : 1.00
Soil Science Society of America
Professional Meetings: 1.00
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