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2018
St. Louis, Missouri

Speaker Details

InfoAg 2018

Anthony Hearst
CEO - Progeny Drone Inc.
Purdue University
Biography
Anthony has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a master’s degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Purdue University. He is currently a National Science Foundation Fellow and PhD Candidate in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at Purdue. He has been collecting and processing images from drones for agricultural research since 2013. During this time, he has served as pilot in command for over 100 drone flights and developed software that makes it easy to convert drone imagery into metrics of crop growth and health for research and farm management. He is also CEO of Progeny Drone Inc. - a startup based on his research at Purdue University.