Mitchell speaks at Northeast

by jamesc  9/7/2017 4:10:39 PM -- 

Clay Mitchell, Waterloo, IA, speaks with over 100 agriculture students at Northeast Community College this week during an “Issues in Agriculture class.” Mitchell, a fifth generation farmer and a leading investor in farmland and agricultural technologies, spoke on specific practices he uses to improve his operation’s productivity.

Since 2000, the Harvard and Cornell graduate has farmed 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans near Waterloo. Mitchell Farm has been a leader in the use of automation in farming operations and has pioneered quality testing of field operations that uses satellite imagery, genomics, artificial intelligence, software, and hardware. Mitchell also spoke during a public session Tuesday evening at the College.

  

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