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A Listening Session to Help Shape Future Innovation in U.S. Agriculture

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The National Center for Appropriate Technology and Organic Seed Alliance is hosting a virtual listening session in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) call for input on its Agricultural Innovation Agenda.

The listening session will be held on June 30 at 1 p.m. EDT.

Anyone interested in the resiliency, economic viability, and environmental impact of our nation’s farms and ranches is invited to attend the listening session, including farmers, ranchers, researchers, educators, farmworkers, Extension, food and seed members, seed growers, and other agricultural stakeholders. The input collected through the event, which will be held in a webinar format, will be shared with the USDA to inform the direction of research and innovation.

Participants will also be asked to weigh in on the following topics per the USDA’s request for input (see Federal Register notice):

Genome design: precision breeding of crops, livestock, and beneficial microbes

Digital/automation: advanced field sensors for real-time monitoring of soil moisture, nutrients, crop and livestock condition

Software tools and data management: data technology and analytical software tools to inform management decisions

Systems-based farm management: understanding the interaction among components of the farming system

The listening session is free and open to the public. Learn more and register at the following link:


June 30
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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