Title: Workshop on ROI
Date: Wed Jul 18, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Moderator: Dave Muth
Workshop: Precision Data for Improving ROI, Soil Health, and Sustainability

This session will look at emerging data and management systems that engage precision ag data resources to address grower ROI, soil health, and sustainability outcomes simultaneously. It will be an educational session covering nitrogen management strategies for improved profitability and water quality, the current state of the art programs on precision data applied to soil health monitoring, and emerging data management systems to document improved environmental performance for the food commodity supply chain. The session will be delivered focused on practical outcomes through case studies and in-field data.

Presenters Include:

  • David Muth, EFC Systems
  • Matt Sweeney, Adapt-N
  • Erich Eller, ForeFront Ag Solutions
  • Jack Cornell, Soil Health Partnership
  • TBD, Land O’Lakes TruTerra Platform
Dave Muth (speaker)
Vice President, Agronomic Planning & Sustainability
EFC Systems
Brentwood, TN 37027
Dr. Dave Muth VP of Agronomic Planning & Sustainability at EFC Systems. Inc. He and his colleagues at EFC Systems are developing precision data services for retail ag supporting agronomic planning and sustainability applications. David joined EFC Systems through the acquisition of AgSolver, an ag technology start-up he co-founded in 2013. David grew up on a family farm in North Central Iowa and currently supports the growing operation. David is trained as a mechanical engineer receiving his PhD from Iowa State University. Dr. David Muth is a co-founder at AgSolver Inc. located in Ames, IA. He and his partners at AgSolver are developing decision services for agronomic applications. David is using AgSolver's advanced data management and environmental process modeling technology to develop a suite of precision agriculture analysis and data services. David is focused on developing AgSolver’s Precision Business Planning approach to land management. He attended Luther College in Decorah, IA, receiving a degree in physics and minor in mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. Prior to joining AgSolver, David led a research team at Idaho National Laboratory working on bioenergy feedstock production and logistics analysis.
Length (approx): 120 min