2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Next Generation of Farmers Embrace Technology
Presenters: SCFB Young Farmers and Jessica Cabrera, M.Ed., Director of Member Engagement & Leadership Development, South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation
Panel Members: Dean Hutto, Joe Oswald, Guy Ramsey, Josh Baxley and Jason Rodgers
Description: Please join South Carolina Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Program for an engaging discussion about the use of emerging technologies and precision agriculture practices on their farms today. Come listen and learn for ways you can do the same and improve efficiency on your farm.
Drones – Dean Hutto, Orangeburg County
Precision Ag, Hay Yield Monitoring – Guy Ramsey, York County
Variable Rate Technologies – Joe Oswald, Allendale County
Soil Health – Jason Rodgers, Edgefield County
Cattle Breeding Technologies – Josh Baxley, Georgetown County
Bio: Jessica Cabrera holds a B.A. from Clemson University and a M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University. Currently Jessica holds the position of Director of Member Engagement and Leadership Development at South Carolina Farm Bureau (SCFB) Federation, a grassroots, non-profit organization made up of over 100,000 members whose mission is to promote agricultural interests in South Carolina through legislative advocacy, education, and leadership development. She is passionate about the role of non-profits, volunteer leaders and community engagement and believes in leveraging the talents and interests of others to work toward a common goal.