Digital Agriculture Seminars

Since Fall 2020, Purdue Agriculture has hosted the Data-Driven Agriculture seminar series featuring experts in data science and digital agriculture from across Purdue's College of Agriculture and beyond.  

“These presentations highlight the diversity of uses of data and automation in food and agricultural systems.” said Dennis Buckmaster, agricultural and biological engineering professor and Dean’s Fellow of Digital Agriculture at Purdue University. 

To view all past seminars, check out the Data Driven Agriculture playlist on Purdue Agriculture’s YouTube channel


Special Seminar - Dr. Ignacio Ciampitti, Kansas State Univeristy "Advancing Digital Agriculture for Improving Agronomic Decisions"


Spring 2024 Seminars

*Seminars will be held in person in WSLR 116 on Purdue's campus (12:30-1:30 pm).

Feb. 1New Offerings for Learning Digital Ag/AI, Dr. Ankita Raturi, Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University & Dr. Diane Wang, Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Purdue University, Dr. Jacob Hosen, Assistant Professor of Forestry & Natural Resources, Purdue University, and Moderator, Dr. Bruce Erickson, Clinical Professor of Digital Agriculture, Purdue Unviersity.  

Feb 15 – (unable to record) Spectral and thermal infrared sensing for plant physiological and biomedical phenotyping with two case studies, Dr. Yufeng Ge, Advanced Sensing Systems Engineer, Director of Plant Phenomics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Feb. 22 – Remote sensing using Signals of Opportunity: Potential Applications in Digital Agriculture, Dr. Jim Garrison, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University

Mar. 7 – Algorithms for Distributed State Estimation and Classification in Large-Scale Senor Networks, Dr. Shreyas Sundaram, Co-Director, Institute for Control, Optimization and Networks, Purdue University

Mar. 21 – The role of genomics in digital agriculture: from data integration to practical applications, Dr. Luiz Brito, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, Purdue University

Apr. 4 – The challenges of managing data at Purdue Ag Centers, Alex Helm, Assistant Director, Purdue Agricultural Centers, Rachel Stevens, Farm Manager, Agronomy Center for Research & Education, Jarrod Doucette, Director, Ag Data Services

Apr. 18 – Plant Science team will present results from the Purdue-Bayer collaboration, Plant Science team, Purdue University


Fall 2023 Seminars

Seminars will be held in person in WSLR 116 on Purdue's campus.


Spring 2023 Seminars 

Fall 2022 Seminars 

Spring 2022 Seminars

Fall 2021 Seminar

Spring 2021 Seminars

This series is supported in part by the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN).

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