Smart Agriculture: Driving Innovation in Rural America

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

09/16/2020 - 14:00 to 15:00

Farmers and ranchers use smart technologies to improve yields, reduce costs, increase efficiencies, and improve decision making. Join BroadbandUSA on September 16, 2020, to take a deep dive into the technologies being implemented to further these  precision agriculture techniques. Speakers will also provide an update on the Precision Ag Connectivity Taskforce, co-chaired by USDA and the Federal Communications Commission, as well as an overview of the latest innovations from the Global Cities Team Challenge Smart Agriculture and Rural SuperCluster, which encourages collaboration on innovative ag tech and rural projects.

Please note: This webinar will run from 2:00 to 3:00 EDT.


  • Jean Rice, Senior Broadband Specialist, BroadbandUSA 
  • Karen Archer Perry, Senior Policy Analyst, BroadbandUSA


  • Chad Rupe, Administrator, Rural Utility Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Additional speakers to be announced