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ISPA Newsletter Volume 6 Issue 3
Mar 14, 2018
Nitrogen Management Community - Special Issue
The Precision Nitrogen Management Community is organizing a Special Issue in Remote Sensing journal on “Remote Sensing for Precision Nitrogen Management”, the details can be found at:  http://www.mdpi.com/journal/remotesensing/special_issues/Precision_N
14th ICPA Update

Deadline for Papers extended to 15 May 2018

Reminder to Authors: 
  • Full papers (or 2-page summary for posters) must be uploaded by 15 MAY 2018 to be included in the conference and proceedings.
  • One or more authors of a paper must be registered for the conference by 01 JUNE 2018 for it to be included in the conference and proceedings.
  • Papers not meeting these requirements will not be included in the conference or proceedings.


Pre-conference workshops descriptions have been updated. Please consider joining either: 1) Processing Precision Agriculture Data with R; 2)  Decision support using on-farm trial (or research) data; 3) UAV Operation and Data Analysis for Precision Agriculture Applications. Registration for the workshops can be done through conference registration


We want to say thank you to these wonderful sponsors of the 14th ICPA! 
The Climate Corporation / Monsanto MicaSense
Xarvio ottawaCOIN


We are picking up more exhibitors for the conference. Please be sure to plan to visit these booths in the exhibit hall.
Waypoint Analytical Agrian Ag Business & Crop
Hortau InfoAg Intelia
Next Instruments Veris Micasense
SoilOptix Malvern Panalytical ottawaCOIN
2020 ICPA Awards

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for award nominations has been extended to 8 June 2020.

Brief descriptions of the awards in different categories are listed below:

Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award(s): The Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to precision agriculture science and technology and who are presenting an oral or poster paper at the conference. Two awards will be given in this category to a Young and Senior Scientist/Professional. The young scientist/professional must be 42 or younger; the senior scientist/professional over 42. Senior scientist/professional must have 20 or more years of experience the majority of which must be in the area of precision agriculture. The selected candidates will be honored during the conference award ceremony with a Plaque of Achievement and US$ 1000 cash award.
Due to the postponement of the conference, the Graduate Student Awards will not be presented this year. 
SUBMISSION: The entire nomination package must be submitted as one pdf file, in an e-mail attachment. Nominations are due on or before 8 June 2020 to the Chair of the ICPA Awards Committee, awards@ispag.org. Questions related to the awards nomination must also be addressed to the awards@ispag.org.
Upcoming Events
More about these events online at: https://www.ispag.org/Events
24-27 June 2018 - 14th ICPA, Montreal, Canada
17-19 July 2018 - InfoAg 2018, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
20-22 June 2019 - ICCTAFA, Konya, Turkey
08-11 July 2019 - ECPA19, Montpellier, France
23-25 July 2019 - InfoAg 2019, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
15-17 October 2019 - ACPA 2019, Punjab Agricultural University, India
28-30 July 2019 - InfoAg 2020, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

The International Society of Precision Agriculture (ISPA) is a non-profit professional scientific organization.
The mission of ISPA is to advance the science of precision agriculture globally.
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