2019 Events

NextGen Expo

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019 • 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Join us at the Purdue Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE) to learn about innovative technologies changing agriculture and meet the teams competing in the 2019 agBOT Challenge. Engage with interactive exhibitors including industry, farm management, agronomy, robotics, crop production, soil health, engineering, botany, computer science, AI, weed science, rural broadband and more! All ages welcome. Register your group for free admission

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Weed & Feed

May 17, 2019

Watch teams of agricultural innovators from universities, high schools and industry showcase autonomous robots that manage crops! These agBOTS navigate rows of corn, identify plants, deliver fertilizer, eradicate weeds and provide real-time observation.

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Mining for Microbes & Microfauna

May 18, 2019

We challenged teams to create an agBOT that can gather soil samples and prepare them for diagnostic evaluation of microorganisms. Watch these autonomous robots accurately maneuver to soil sections while providing real-time observation of movement, location and collection.

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