Supported by a competitive grant through USDA NIFA's Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools (FACT) initiative, this conference will identify principal obstacles to applying big data to high-resolution decision-making in production agriculture.
Where to find our professionals
We are frequent speakers and authors at various locations throughout the United States. Here is a list of our upcoming and prior engagements. If you are interested in engaging one of our professionals for a speaking engagement or publication opportunity, please contact us.
Brazilian Precision Agriculture Association, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Todd Janzen will be presenting at the Indiana Horticultural Congress on issues related to pesticide drift.
Todd Janzen will be presenting a webinar titled The New Deal: Understanding Milk Supply Contracts through the National Agricultural Law Center.
Todd Janzen will testify before the US Senate subcommittee for the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Todd Janzen will be speaking on a panel hosted by Precision Ag media called: Defining Ag Data Ownership. Other panelists include Don Bierman, Crop IMS, Shannon Ferrell, Oklahoma State University, and Larkin Martin, Manager, Martin Farms.
Brianna Schroeder and Todd Janzen will be guest professors for Ag Economics at Purdue University on September 20, 2017. The lecture will focus on land use issues arising from the siting of livestock facilities. Brianna and Todd will discuss the Right to Farm Act and its implications for farmers and rural residents, including the following cases:
Lindsey v. DeGroot Dairy, LLC
Wilhoite v. TDM Farms, Inc.
Parker v. Oberts Legacy Dairy LLC
Todd Janzen will provide testimony to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture on July 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will be before the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, Room 1301 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515. The hearing is titled: The Future of Farming: Technological Innovations, Opportunities, and Challenges for the Producer.
On June 23, 2017, Todd Janzen will present to the Ontario Federation of Agriculture on efforts to bring transparency to ag data platforms. The meeting will take place in Guelph, Ontario.
Emerging Legal Issues in Ag Tech: Mississippi Farm Bureau seminar on June 22, 2017.
Join Todd Janzen at the National Farm Equipment Manufacturer's Association Spring conference, April 6-7, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Todd Janzen will speak at the Agriinsitute's Thought Leaders Luncheon on December 2, 2016. The luncheon is titled: Innovation Generations: Been There, Doing That, and What's Next
Todd Janzen will be speaking and attending the AgGateway annual meeting this year in Orlando, Florida. Todd will give a presentation on his efforts administering the Ag Data Transparency Evaluator program.
Todd Janzen will be presenting at the InfoAg Conference in St. Louis, Missouri on August 4, 2016. Todd's presentation will be about "Ag Data Issues for the Ag Retailer." For more information, click the flyer below or visit https://infoag.org.
Farm Bureau (AFBF) and other groups recently introduced a tool, the Ag Data Transparency Evaluator (ADTE), to explain in plain English the convoluted details often found in data contracts with agricultural hardware and software providers. ADTE Administrator, Todd Janzen will cover the purpose, value, and plans for the Transparency Evaluator.
AFBF is also a founding member of the Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC), an organization created by several leading agricultural groups and companies to help farmers better store and manage their information in a central location. The ADC will establish a co-op-style repository for agricultural data, with farmers having a governing role over the group. Matt Bechdol, Interim Executive Director of the ADC, will cover the mission, vision, and activities of the ADC and discuss its role in data driven agriculture.
For more information, visit: www.iowafarmbureau.com
Todd Janzen will be presenting to the Silicon Valley Meetup Group titled Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law. Todd will be discussing how autonomous farming is integrating with US agriculture and what the legal implications are for farmers and technology providers. For more information, go to the Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law meetup page.
On June 2, 2016, Todd Janzen will be presenting to the Illinois Corn Growers about the Ag Data Transparency Evaluator project. For more information about the project, please read the Ag Data Transparency tab on this website.
Todd Janzen will be at the Commodity Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 3-4 to discuss the Ag Data Transparency Evaluator project. Todd will be at the American Soybean Associate booth at 1:30 p.m. on March 3, 2016 explaining the project.
Todd Janzen will be speaking at the 2016 Precision Farming Dealer Summit on issues surrounding farm data transfer, privacy, use and control. The focus of the presentation will be on issues confronting farm equipment dealers.
Todd Janzen presents to the Farmers Cooperative Conference on the role of Big Data on the Farm, including issues associated with use, privacy, and data transfer.
On October 29, 2015, Todd Janzen speaks to the American Bar Association's annual conference for the Section on Environment, Energy and Resources. Todd presented a case law update on enforcement and citizen suit trends affecting CAFOs.
Todd Janzen will be presenting on "Legal Implications for Farm Data" at the American Agricultural Law Association's annual meeting in Charleston, South Carolina on October 23, 2015.