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AI in Agriculture: Innovation and Discovery to Equitably meet Producer Needs and Perceptions

USDA NIFA 2023 AI Conference • April 17-19, 2023 • Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside • Orlando, FL

AI in Agriculture: Innovation and Discovery to Equitably meet Producer Needs and Perceptions

USDA NIFA 2023 AI Conference • April 17-19, 2023 • Marriott Orlando Airport Lakeside • Orlando, FL


Registration Due By February 15



• Announcing our Keynote Speaker, Chris Malachowsky • More Info on Our Workshops & Sessions Page



• Please Note: Abstract Submissions Due by February 1, 2023 •

This AI in Ag conference is co-led by multiple institutions. The lead planning team consists of representatives from the University of Florida, Auburn University, Mississippi State University, Oklahoma State University, and University of Tennessee. A full list of the conference planning team can be found at this link.

Meeting Objective

This meeting will provide a space where university faculty and students, industry, and representatives of different stakeholder groups can share their expertise, vision, and the collective need to develop an AI-driven agriculture. The meeting will address multiple aspects of the USDA agriculture innovation agenda and would also be targeting NIFA priority—by building shared-knowledge of our diverse research strengths, creating new networking partnerships, and identifying topic areas where innovation, policy change, or outreach is needed.

Overall Goal

To strengthen knowledge sharing and collaboration among U.S. university faculty and students, industry, and stakeholders for implementing AI technology in an efficient, sustainable, and socio-economically equitable manner.

Special Issue in Computers and Electronics in Agriculture

A Special Issue including manuscripts from this conference has been approved with submissions beginning May 1, 2023. The co-editors of the Special Issue are Yiannis Ampatzidis, Brenda Ortiz, Alex Thomasson, Margarita Velandia, and Jeff Vitale. Contact Dr. Ampatzidis for more information.

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Our Sponsors



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UF/IFAS Southwest Research and Education Center


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