The Ag Tech Professional Forum 2020 series theme is around plant health in recognition of the United Nation’s "International Year of Plant Health." NCBiotech will gather experts to present and discuss topics and challenges faced by plants in today's environment. This may include biotic and abiotic stresses, plant protection, breeding and genetics, microbial and natural solutions, disease spread and detection, regulation, marketplace acceptance, or pest management and control. We will post the speaker lineup and program details as soon as they're available so mark your calendar and check back often.
November's panel will discuss an increasing challenge for the Atlantic Coast stemming from rising sea levels, land subsidence, and more prevalent storm surge. As climate change has dominated many election year conversations, the effects to agriculture in the Southeast has been brought into the spotlight especially around saltwater intrusion. Join us to hear from key thought leaders about possible strategies landowners can utilize to be more resilient to the effects of climate change.