Understory CEO to Speak at World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in London qrcode

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Understory
, the weather network and analytics company, today announced that CEO Alex Kubicek will share insights on the day-two opening panel at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit on October 17 in London. The summit aims to accelerate the commercialization of front-line agricultural technologies by generating partnerships between global agribusinesses, solution providers, entrepreneurs and investors.
 
Who: Alex Kubicek, CEO and Founder, Understory; Michael Stern, Head ofDigital Farming, Crop Science Division, Bayer; Stefan Fürnsinn, Senior Vice President Digital Farming, Yara; Abe Hughes, General Manager, Trimble; Ryan Bond, Vice President of Strategic Marketing & Innovation, Koch Agronomic Services

When:
Wednesday, October 17 at 9:00 a.m. GMT+1

Where:
The Tower Hotel: Guoman, St Katharine’s Way, London E1W 1LD, UK

About:
This presentation will focus on farm adoption of precision technology and cover:
· New developments in end-to-end approaches from sensors to the cloud
· Data-driven insights that can lower the cost of technologies
· How agribusinesses are currently positioning themselves to compete, collaborate and/or complement major technology companies
· Achievements from cross-industry collaboration and integrated agricultural solutions
· Smart digital farming insights and improvements
 
Visit Understory at the Summit to Learn About Agricultural Solutions
Understory will showcase its patented weather technology, which provides actionable data from which decisions around input applications, irrigation, harvest dates and times and seed production can be made. Typical weather stations are often located in fields where variables such as moisture from nearby water and shade from surrounding trees can make it difficult to accurately determine ambient temperatures or rainfall levels, both important decision-making factors for farmers. Built utilizing an AI core, Understory’s weather sensors measures precise hail, rainfall, temperature, humidity, wind, evapotranspiration (moisture leaving the plant) and growing degree units (where a plant is in its life cycle to determine best harvesting time).
 
About Understory
Understory is a weather network and analytics company that manufactures, deploys, and operates patented sensor networks. The unprecedented detail of ground-truthed weather events provide accurate insights into the impacts and early detection of risks. Understory’s granular weather data has applications across a variety of markets, including insurance, farming, seed production, forecasting, and risk mitigation. For more information, visit www.understoryweather.com.

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