InfoAg 2017 Presentation
Autonomous Vehicles / Robotics

Grand BC
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
1:20 PM to 3:20 PM


Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, computer vision and robotics are just beginning to be integrated into production agriculture. These technologies promise to enable the next wave of precision agriculture by moving from zone management to plant management. Learn about the opportunities and challenges of managing every plant, and how Blue River Technology is utilizing these technologies to deploy See & Spray machines that apply herbicide only to weeds.

A video of this talk is available here,

Ben Chostner
VP Business Development
Blue River Technology
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Ben Chostner joined the Blue River team as the second employee. He has played a key role in bringing the See & Spray machines to life by linking grower needs to R&D in the lab. Previously, Ben worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. Ben earned a BS Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois and an MBA from Harvard. Ben grew up in Illinois and comes from a long line of farmers.