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Agriculture, from agribusiness to the individual farmer, has always been a leader in technology innovation, and to be competitive in today’s world, farmers have to be near the cutting edge. The University of Illinois is one of the nation’s leaders in both technology and agricultural research, and the U of I Research Park is holding an AgTech Innovation Summit next week, February 23rd to unveil the latest developments in technology of equipment, data management, genetics and other leading edge technologies that will be impacting agriculture in the near future. Laura Bleill (Bl-eye-ill) is associate director of the Research Park.

The tech summit on the 23rd is free to anyone interesting in the latest ag technology, but you do need to preregister for the daylong event. 

Laura Bleill of the U of I research park. Again, the AgTech summit is free to all interested farmers and agri-business people.

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