Jul 8, 2024
WSU, AgWeatherNet to host precision ag open house

Growers can learn the latest in weather and crop sensing advancements in an upcoming open house.

The Washington State University (WSU) Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems (CPAAS) and AgWeatherNet (AWN) are planning to host an Open House the afternoon of July 12.

The event is scheduled from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

The outing is scheduled to begin at the WSU Roza Experimental Orchards at 115005-115001 W Kuhlman Road in Prosser, Washington.

WSU Washington State Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems CPAAS

The event, open to growers, agricultural professionals, crop consultants, government representatives and researchers, will showcase advancements in weather and crop sensing and cutting-edge agricultural technologies being developed at WSU.

Highlights include exhibits on robotic pruning, thinning, pollination, nutrient application, harvesting, site-specific frost/heat stress management, precision crop protection technologies, mesoscale weather mapping and integration of private weather stations within the AWN ecosystem.

Bernardita Sallato, a WSU tree fruit Extension specialist, is the event’s organizer.

Registration is now open online.

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