122 episodes

The realm of digital agriculture is ever evolving at a pace that can be challenging to keep up with. Our mission is to help navigate these technologies by discussing current and honest information about these technologies to best integrate them into resilient strategies. The "FarmBits" podcast will explore topics in digital agriculture in a well-rounded and accessible way, taking the shine off of new technologies through interviews with academic experts, farmers, and industry specialists.

Released every Thursday
Product of Nebraska Extension

FarmBits Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture

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The realm of digital agriculture is ever evolving at a pace that can be challenging to keep up with. Our mission is to help navigate these technologies by discussing current and honest information about these technologies to best integrate them into resilient strategies. The "FarmBits" podcast will explore topics in digital agriculture in a well-rounded and accessible way, taking the shine off of new technologies through interviews with academic experts, farmers, and industry specialists.

Released every Thursday
Product of Nebraska Extension

    Episode 118: Technology for Soil Health (Part 2)

    Episode 118: Technology for Soil Health (Part 2)

    On this week's episode of the FarmBits podcast, Camila and Victor were joined by Dr. Carolina Cordova, Assistant Professor and Statewide Soil Health Specialist at University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Dr. Cordova shared thoughts and expertise in Soil Health regarding technologies and opportunities in this area, and also discussed sources, examples and advices for agriculture public. On this episode Dr. Cordova went through soil health definition, soil sensors and emerging soil technologies. Below is the website link for the Soil Health Conference coming up in February and March. Tune in here for Part 1 of our conversation with Dr. Caro Cordova.

    Carolina Córdova
    UNL Dept. of Agronomy & Horticulture
    165 Keim Hall
    Lincoln, Nebraska 68583-0915
    - Email: ccordova4@unl.edu
    - X: CaroCordovaEc
    - Linkedin: cordovasc
    - Cordova Soil Health Lab Website: https://www.sccordova.com/
    - UNL Soil Health Conference Website: https://cropwatch.unl.edu/soil-health-program

    FarmBits Contact Information:
    - E-Mail: farmbits@unl.edu
    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNLFarmBits
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNLFarmBits
    - Victor's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/victor-de-sousa-ferreira-32877484/
    - Camila's LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/camila-chiaranda-rodrigues-328018154

    Opinions expressed by the hosts and guests on this podcast are solely their own, and do not reflect the views of Nebraska Extension or the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

    Episode 117: Technology for Soil Health (Part 1)

    Episode 117: Technology for Soil Health (Part 1)

    On this week's episode of the FarmBits podcast, Camila and Victor were joined by Dr. Carolina Cordova, Assistant Professor and Statewide Soil Health Specialist at University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Dr. Cordova shared thoughts and expertise in Soil Health regarding technologies and opportunities in this area, and also discussed sources, examples and advices for agriculture public. On this episode Dr. Cordova went through soil health definition, soil sensors and emerging soil technologies. Below is the website link for the Soil Health Conference coming up in February and March. Tune in here for Part 1 of our conversation with Dr. Caro Cordova.

    Carolina Córdova
    UNL Dept. of Agronomy & Horticulture
    165 Keim Hall
    Lincoln, Nebraska 68583-0915
    - Email: ccordova4@unl.edu
    - X: CaroCordovaEc
    - Linkedin: cordovasc
    - Cordova Soil Health Lab Website: https://www.sccordova.com/
    - UNL Soil Health Conference Website: https://cropwatch.unl.edu/soil-health-program

    FarmBits Contact Information:
    - E-Mail: farmbits@unl.edu
    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNLFarmBits
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNLFarmBits
    - Victor's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/victor-de-sousa-ferreira-32877484/
    - Camila's LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/camila-chiaranda-rodrigues-328018154

    Opinions expressed by the hosts and guests on this podcast are solely their own, and do not reflect the views of Nebraska Extension or the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

    Episode 116: Ag for Space

    Episode 116: Ag for Space

    This week, Katie Bathke and Emily Hanson kick off the Spring 2024 season with an out-of-this-world episode featuring Dr. Yufeng Ge from UNL's Biological Systems Engineering Department. Dr. Ge is an Advanced Sensing Systems Engineer and has a major role in the SPACE2 team. This team has a vision to research agriculture in space to one day provide stable food sources beyond earth. In this episode, Dr. Ge discusses some of the challenges that will be faced with trying to establish agriculture in space such as Mars or the moon!. Tune into this exciting episode to learn more about the SPACE2 program and how it plans to "grow the first acre of corn on Mars."

    Dr. Yufeng Ge's Contact Information:
    E-mail: yge2@unl.edu
    SPACE2 Website: https://bse.unl.edu/space2

    FarmBits Contact Information:
    E-Mail: farmbits@unl.edu
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNLFarmBits
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNLFarmBits
    Katie's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katie-bathke-a15082246/
    Emily's Twitter: https://twitter.com/emilyjhanson12
    Emily's LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/emilyhanson212



    Opinions expressed by the hosts and guests on this podcast are solely their own, and do not reflect the views of Nebraska Extension or the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

    Episode 115: Digital Tool for Aerial Pesticides Application

    Episode 115: Digital Tool for Aerial Pesticides Application

    On this week's episode of FarmBits podcast, Natasha and Camila are joined by Vinicius Velho, a business development representative at Perfect Flight. This company monitors aerial pesticide applications through digital platforms in Brazil, Latin America, and the US. Tune in to learn more about how technologies and digital tools can contribute to a more efficient, precise, and sustainable aerial pesticide application on this episode of FarmBits.

    Contact Information:
    E-mail: vinicius.velho@perfectflightapp.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vin%C3%ADcius-velho-78b6131a9/
    Perfect Flight Website : https://www.perfectflight.com.br/
    PF Instragram : https://www.instagram.com/perfectflightapp/?hl=pt
    PF LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/company/perfect-flight
    National Agricultural Aviation Association : https://www.agaviation.org/

    FarmBits Contact Information:
    E-Mail: farmbits@unl.edu
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNLFarmBits
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNLFarmBits
    Natasha's Twitter: https://twitter.com/NatashaUmezu
    Natasha's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natasha-hiromi-umezu-b84805136/
    Camila's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camila-chiaranda-rodrigues-328018154


    Opinions expressed by the hosts and guests on this podcast are solely their own, and do not reflect the views of Nebraska Extension or the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

    Episode 114: Setting Up Data for Utilizing Data Management Programs

    Episode 114: Setting Up Data for Utilizing Data Management Programs

    Navigating a significant volume of data is always a challenge for graduate students. This week, Natasha and Ana were joined by Igor Boninsenha, a PhD student at the Federal University of Viçosa - Brazil. In this episode, Igor highlighted the critical role of organizational strategies in handling extensive datasets. Additionally, he shares the valuable insights on effective tools for data management. Tune in to this episode to learn more about the challenges and strategies involved in working with data management.

    Contact Information:
    E-mail: igor.boninsenha@ufv.br
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/igor-boninsenha-401a3ba0/
    Sciagri website: https://www.sciagri.com.br/pt

    FarmBits Contact Information:
    E-Mail: farmbits@unl.edu
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/UNLFarmBits
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNLFarmBits
    Natasha's Twitter: https://twitter.com/NatashaUmezu
    Natasha's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natasha-hiromi-umezu-b84805136/
    Ana's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ana-clara-gomes-6b87097a/

    Opinions expressed by the hosts and guests on this podcast are solely their own, and do not reflect the views of Nebraska Extension or the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

    Episode 113: Data Management – Industry's Perspective

    Episode 113: Data Management – Industry's Perspective

    This week, FarmBits hosts Deepak Ghimire and Emily Hanson welcome Tyler Nigon from Sentera to talk about the data management from an industry perspective. Sentera provides solutions to data & analytics as well as sensors & drones from research trial to crop production. In this episode, Tyler discusses the products and services offered by Sentera as well as insights on how he envisions the future of data management. Tune in to this exciting episode to learn more about how Sentera is leveraging the data to help agriculture research and production.

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