2006 Precision Ag Expo

When:  June 7, 2006
Where:  Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Corpus Christi, Texas

Thanks to all who attended the June 7th Precision Ag Expo. It is evident by the interest in this Expo that this was most timely and a hot topic for agriculture. We had over 200 attendees and 30 exhibits.

We've added PowerPoint presentations from the meeting. They have been converted to PDF for easier viewing. If you would like the original presentations, please contact Bob Sasser.

Here is more information about those attending:

Group Number %
Farmers 45 21%
Texas Cooperative Extension 16 8%
USDA/NCRS 16 8%
Ag Businesses 63 29%
Consultants 7 3%
Texas Ag Exp. Station 5 2%
Precision Ag & Equipment Firms 47 22%
All Other 15 7%

Thanks

  • All the speakers were great and their information was well received by those attending. Thanks to all of them for their presentations.
  • Thanks for all the support and help from Dr. Bobby Eddleman and the staff at Texas A&M University Agricultural Research & Extension Center, Corpus Christi, TX. We appreciate the use of their faculties and for their work before, during and after the Expo.
  • Also thanks to South Texas Cotton & Grain Association for supporting the Expo and for supporting lunch.
  • We also appreciate all our exhibitors for attending the Expo and for their support. They are:
  • Ag Leader Technology
  • Becker's Ag Electronics
  • InTime, Inc.
  • Rawson Control Systems, Inc
  • SST Development Group, Inc.
  • Raven Industries
  • Agricultural Workers Mutual Auto Insurance
  • Ag Leader Technology
  • Hlavinka Equipment Company
  • Wylie Sprayers
  • Veris Technologies
  • Syngenta Crop Protection
  • Dow AgroScience
  • USDA - National Resources Conservation Service
  • John Deere Agri Services, Inc.
  • Helena Chemical Co.
  • T-Systems International
  • Precision Soil Sampling
  • Omnistar, Inc.
  • Geo Shack
  • American Plant Food Corporation
  • Ag-Chem / AGCO
  • Texas Natural Resources Information
  • Wylie Sprayers
  • Hlavinka Equipment Company
  • Becker's Ag Electronics
  • South Texas Implement Company
  • Crop Technology, Inc.
  • Holt Caterpillar
  • Robstown Hardware
  • Photos: Thanks to Neal Trolinger, you can view photos of the Expo at http://cwp.tamu.edu/2006PrecAgExpo/

Co-Sponsors

  • South TexasCotton & Grain Association
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley Cotton & Grain Association
  • Texas Agriculture Magazine - Publication of the Texas Farm Bureau
  • Texas Cooperative Extension
  • Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Hotel Information

All Precision Ag Expo activities will be held at the Texas A&M Research Extension Center in Corpus Christi. The Holiday Inn Airport, which is near the Center has a limited number of rooms available at a special rate for those attending the Expo. To reserve your room at this Holiday Inn, call the hotel at (361) 289-5100 and ask for the "Precision Ag Expo" rate of $79.00. The reservation code is 2-PAE. Room reservations are based on availability. Since June is a busy month, they suggest you make your room reservation early. For additional information about the Holiday Inn, click here.

Forms and Information Sheets

Information Sheet [PDF]
Registration Form [PDF]
Exhibitor Information and Form [PDF]
Agenda, Displays, CEU Information [PDF]