Precision Farming Academy

Date of Event: 
January 6, 2023
Hueston Woods State Park Lodge and Conference Center, College Corner, Ohio

Become the expert in precision farming with the Precision Farming Academy. Friday, January 6th from 9am till 3pm at the Hueston Woods State Park Lodge and Conference Center.

This interactive day of learning includes regional and national guest speakers, industry experts, and hands on learning. 

The Precision Farming Academy schedule:

8:00 a.m. - Registration and breakfast

Lodge lobby and Teepee Ballroom

9:00 a.m. - Welcome and opening remarks 

Tracy Intihar, Assitant Director 

Ohio Department of Agriculture 

Teepee Ballroom

9:15 a.m. - State of the Precision Ag industry 

Dr. John Fulton , professor

The Ohio State University 

Teepee Ballroom

10:00 a.m. - Break

10:15 a.m. - Breakout session 1

PLM and Agronomic data - Jonathan Hofstetter, New Holland

Ohioami room

Combine Theory - Nathan Graham , Case IH

Fireside room

Teaching Precision Ag - National 4-H Hi-flying soybean challenge 

Dr. Bob Horton and Patty House, OSU extension 

Delaware room

11:00 a.m. - Break

11:15 a.m. - Breakout session 2

Sprayers and planters - Austin Guckien, Case IH 

Fireside room

Ag tech start-ups - The Pipe Ag story - Roark Thompson, CEO

Ohioami room

12:00 p.m. - Lunch presenter 

"My Story: Growing in Ohio Agriculture"

Kolesen McCoy, Former National FFA President

Strategist and marketing director for Agribusiness at majority strategies

Teepee Ballroom 

1:00 p.m. - Breakout session 3

"Above and Beyond" The future with drones - Jim Love, Becks's 

Fireside room 

AFS Connect - Darian Heitz, Case IH

Ohioami room

1:45 p.m. - Break

2:00 p.m. - Agriculture and Law 

Todd Janzen, Esquire 

Janzen Schroeder Agricultural Law LLC

Teepee Ballroom

2:45 p.m. - Closing remarks

Current presenters include:

John Fulton - Professor at college of Food, Agriculture, Biological Engineering at the Ohio State University

Todd Janzen - Esquire - Owner and President of Janzen Ag Law

Austin Guckien - Crop specialist for Case IH

Jim Love - Light Robotics Manager, Herbicide Specialist, Beck's Hybrids

Koleson McCoy - Former National FFA President. Current Strategist and Marketing Director for Agribusiness at Majority Strategies.

Dr. Robert Horton - Ohio State University Soil Health Specialist

Patty House - Ohio State 4H Youth Development

Roark Thompson - CEO of Pipe Ag

Jonathan Hofstetter - Regional Precision Specialist for CNH - New Holland

Nathan Graham - Harvesting Specialist at CNH - Case IH

Tracy Intihar - Assistant Director of Department of Agriculture for Ohio

Agricultural attorneys from a regional law office


If interested, please call Alex Ryan to be added to the wait list. 937-749-8227.

Location of Precision Farming Academy:

Address - 5201 Lodge Rd, College Corner, Ohio 45003


Plenty of parking available at Lodge. We suggest not arriving with any trailers or semi-trucks due to the types of parking spaces and narrow roads in Hueston Woods State park.