Plant Breeding Seminar

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 3:45pm
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Tuesday Jan 19th, 4-5PM, 3140 Agronomy Hall, refreshments at 3:45PM

Dr. Kevin Price, Executive Vice President, Applied Research and Technology Development, AgPixel, LLC, www.agpixel.com

If you are interested in meeting with Dr. Price please contact Dr. Jessica Barb at jbarb@iastate.edu

 

During this talk, attendees will be introduced to the acquisition and analysis of color infrared imagery from sub-centimeter to 1.0 km and how it is being used to assess crop conditions and assess phenotypic characteristics.

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Dr. Kevin Price grew up working on a farm/ranch in the very rural area of the state of Utah, USA. He was a professor for 27 years and adviser to over 80 Ph.D. and Master’s students.  He retired from Kansas State University in March of 2014, but continues to hold the title of Professor Emeritus in Agronomy at KSU and has a Collaborator Appointment in Agronomy at Iowa State University. In March of 2014 he became the Executive Vice President of AgPixel working out of Des Moines, Iowa.  He is an author of over 150 publications (refereed and conference proceedings) and served as adviser on drone applications in agriculture to the US National Research Council.  He has conducted research in 14 counties and is among the pioneers in the application of drone remote sensing technologies in agriculture.  He is cited in over 50 news articles and has spoken to over 15,000 conference attendees in the past two years on the topic.

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