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InfoAg 2015 Session

Precision Education
Moderator : Terry Brase
Date/Time : Thursday, July 30, 2015 | 9:00am - 9:50am
Room : Midway Suites

Cedar Rapids, 52406
319 855 2887

Biography :
Terry Brase, Educational Consultant and Managing Owner of BrASE LLC, provides expertise to colleges and businesses in developing educational programs in agricultural geospatial technology. Brase is also Professor Emeritus (retired) of Ag Geospatial Technology at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where he taught courses such as Precision Ag Hardware, Remote Sensing, and Agricultural Spatial Analysis. For over 20 years he has been exploring and working toward practical applications of emerging technology in agriculture. In 2001 he was the originator and Principal Investigator of AgrowKnowledge, the National Center for Science and Technology in Agriculture.

White Paper on Status of Precision Agriculture Education

The Precision Ag Institute is working with Terry Brase on the development of a White Paper describing the current status of education in precision agriculture.  A final draft of this white paper will be presented and then discussed in open forum during this workshop. The white paper will address issues such as collaboration between colleges, cooperation with industry, certifications, and defining skills and competencies needed by graduates.  Educators and industry representatives interested in precision ag education are welcome to attend.

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