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Smart Farm Technologies: Breeding and Farming Crops for the Future Today
Thursday, February 11 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PMFree
St. Louis County Library – Zoom, St. Louis, MO United States
FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration required. REGISTER BELOW! Registrants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.
Featured Speaker: Nadia Shakoor, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Associate Director, TERRA-REF, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center; Co-Founder/CEO, Agrela Ecosystems
Working with experts from fields including remote sensing, engineering, computer and plant science, research scientist, Nadia Shakoor, is designing smart farm technology like PheNode and the solar-powered FieldDock drone to drive advances in crop breeding and automate farming tasks to help researchers and farmers bring food from the farm to the family table.
Smart Farm Technologies is a Science in St. Louis Series partnership of the The Academy of Science – St. Louis and St. Louis County Library presented in collaboration with the Girls Can STEM Series initiative of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and the Zonta Club of St. Louis.
Did you know Thursday, February 11, 2021, is the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science? #GirlsCanSTEM