Committee Announces Hearing To Examine Technology in Agriculture

November 7, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, & Data Security, will convene a hearing titled “Technology in Agriculture: Data-Driven Farming,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The hearing will examine the potential benefits of advancements in agricultural technology and the collection and utilization of data in farming.


  - Dr. Shannon Ferrell, Associate Professor, Oklahoma State University
  - Dr. Dorota Haman, Professor and Chair, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
  - Mr. Todd J. Janzen, President, Janzen Agricultural Law, LLC
  - Mr. Justin Knopf, Farmer, Gypsum, KS
  - Mr. Jason Tatge, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Farmobile 

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
2:30 p.m.
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, & Data Security

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

NOTE: Updated Mr. Justin Knopf's information and added Dr. Dorota Haman on November 9, 2017