Ag Innovation 2022 in KC

TechAccel is proud to once again serve as presenting sponsor of the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City's annual Ag Innovation conference. 

This year's conference will be held Feb. 10 virtually and in person at Union Station in Kansas City.

Now in its sixth year, this forum will showcase and celebrate agricultural innovation in the Midwest. Chelsea Good, Vice President Government & Industry Affairs, Livestock Marketing Association, will serve as master of ceremonies for the event. 

Learn more and register at AgBizKC.

Speakers include: 
  • Ben Johnson, Vice President of Programs, BioSTL
  • Dr. Parag Chitnis, Associate Director for Programs, National Institute for Food and Agriculture
  • Dr. Elena Rice, Chief Scientific Officer, Genus PLC

Featured panels are: 

Geospatial Engineering, Automation & Digital Technology in Agriculture, moderated by TechAccel's Chief Science Officer Brad Fabbri, Ph.D., with Matt Olson, Product Marketing Manager – Precision Ag, John Deere; Dr. Raj Khosla, Agronomy Department Head, Kansas State University; Dallas Ford, Director Global Business Development, Sentera; and Dr. Tom Eickhoff, Chief Science Officer, The Climate Corporation and Digital Farming.

Sustainable Agriculture, moderated by Amy Skoczlas Cole, Executive Vice President, Farm Journal, with Michael Doane, Global Managing Director, Food & Freshwater Systems, The Nature Conservancy; Dr. Sarah Lovell, Director, Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri; and Dr. Sara Place, Chief Sustainability Officer, Elanco Animal Health.

Focus on Entrepreneurship, moderated by J.J. Jones, Co-Founder, Roots & Legacies, with Kevin Johansen, Founder & CEO, Ag Butler; Shekhar Gupta, Founder & CEO, MyAnIML; Ryan Raguse, Co-Founder & President, Bushel; Dr. Martha Schlicher, Entrepreneur-in-Resident, BioGenerator; and Robert Forsythe, Co-Founder & CEO, Milk Moovement. 
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