373 - WITI WIN: What If Smart Farming Is the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Amy Wu, Founder, From Farms to Incubators
Sharon Crost, Social/Online Marketing Strategist
Glenda Humiston, Ph.D., VP, Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of California, Office of the President
Miku Jha, Founder & CEO, AgShift
June 13, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  •  Cascade

A massive and relatively stealthy disruption is happening: agriculture has become the latest industry to be unbundled by technology and the Internet of Things. Agricultural Technology - AgTech for short - is a new scientific discipline aimed to address the emerging threat of food shortage across the globe. This session explores how smart cities, businesses, and food producers are changing how food is grown and sold. Opportunities abound in everything from micro, urban, rooftop, hydroponics, smart soil, robotics, automated farming, UAV, and more. Learn what's going on in AgTech innovations and advancements around the globe, as well as what can happen right in your own backyard.