MSU hosts seed, ag technology short course
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Seed industry representatives, agricultural professionals, producers, crop consultants and research scientists are encouraged to attend the Seed and Agricultural Technology Short Course at Mississippi State University Aug. 15-16.
Hosted by the MSU Extension Service and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, the short course will be held at the Bost Extension Conference Center at MSU.
Participants will learn about carbon credit market economics, agricultural autonomous technologies, management and implementation of precision agricultural information and data, and prescriptive and high-speed planting technologies for seed and crop production.
MSU faculty, seed industry professionals and representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will also discuss postharvest pest management, industrial electrical safety, seed-borne diseases, state and federal seed laws, and principles of seed and grain storage and drying.
The second day of the short course will feature a hands-on demonstration and training in seed processing, cleaning and conditioning equipment.
The short course registration fee is $50, which covers meals, lecture sessions and printed materials.
Preregistration for the course is encouraged. To register and learn more about the program agenda, course speakers, sponsorship opportunities and lodging, visit http://msuext.ms/seedandagtech.
MSU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact Daniel Chesser at 662-325-4148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.