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Saturday, September 26 • 8:40am - 9:20am
Blockchain in Agriculture - Recent Advances

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This session will cover emerging issues for blockchain in agriculture with an emphasis on chain of custody for novel crops and the importance of traceability to food safety.  The relationship between security and commodity production will be addressed along with potential economic impacts for blockchain. The necessity for human involvement, trust in technologies, and longevity of technologies will be important factors moving forward with the application of these technologies in food and agriculture.

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Barbara Rasco

Dean, University of Wyoming

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Roger Coupal

Agricultural and Applied Economics Department, University of Wyoming
Dr. Roger Coupal is a regional economist and State Community Development Specialist with Extension in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wyoming. His area of focus is in the nexus of issues between community development and natural resource policy... Read More →
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Rhonda Brandt

Wyoming State Statistician, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Rhonda Brandt, the Wyoming State Statistician for the US Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), grew up on a dryland wheat farm in northeast Colorado and has worked all across the US and with many foreign countries to improve their agricultural... Read More →
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Reza Ovissipour

Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech
Dr. Ovissi is an Assistant Professor in the Seafood AREC and the Department of Food Science and Technology at Virginia Tech holding a Ph.D. in Seafood Science and Technology and a Ph.D. in Biological Systems Engineering. His program is Sustainable Food Production Systems and he is... Read More →
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Doug Miyamoto

Department of Agriculture Wyoming, Director
From 1999 to 2014, Miyamoto served in multiple capacities with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. He gained familiarity with natural resource and agriculture issues and policies, including Farm Bill legislation, Endangered Species Act reform, Clean Water Act and Clean... Read More →

Saturday September 26, 2020 8:40am - 9:20am MDT
Cheyenne Hall