(INDIANAPOLIS) – The FFA plans to turn a spotlight on high tech at its annual convention in Indianapolis.
The Blue Room is designed as a showcase for farming’s technological future, from robots to drones. National FFA CEO Mark Poeschl says the organization hopes to start students thinking about ways they can innovate on the farm.
The Blue Room will be a combination of booths and interactive exhibits. It’ll include a “Startup Street” section of entrepreneurs who have launched their own tech companies serving agriculture. The Blue Room will also host the group problem-solving exercises which have been part of past conventions.
The convention runs October 24 through 27.