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Dr. Lav Khot Precision Agriculture

Overview

EXTENSION FACT SHEETS

  1. Khot, L. R., G.-A. Hoheisel, and J. Zhou. 2019. Unmanned aerial systems in agriculture: part III (Mid-sized UAS) – UAS in Ag Series.
  2. Khot, L. R. 2017. FS285E Unmanned aerial systems in agriculture: part II (Sensors) – UAS in Ag Series
  3. Khot, L. R., Q. Zhang, M. Karkee, S. Sankaran, K. Lewis. 2016. FS194E Unmanned aerial systems in agriculture: part I (systems) – UAS in Ag Series (2015-1493).

 MAGAZINES/ TRADE JOURNALS

  1. Khot, L. R. and R. T. Peters. 2018. Advances in UAS based imagery and its applications in irrigated agriculture. Irrigation Today Magazine, April, 2018. 23-24. http://www.modernpubsonline.com/0A406ys/IrrigationTodayApr18/html/index.html?page=22&origin=reader
  2. Khot, L. R. 2018. Drone data for agriculture, Good Fruit Grower Magazine, http://www.goodfruit.com/khot-drone-data-for-agriculture/
  3. Khot, L. R., J. Zhou. 2016. Precision Agriculture: Beyond the domain of small UAS. ASABE Resource Magazine, 23(3): 20-21.
  4. Ehsani, R., José I. Reyes De Corcuera, and L. Khot. 2013. The Potential of thermotherapy in combatting HLB. ASABE Resource Magazine, 20(6): 18-19.
  5. Ehsani, R., José I. Reyes De Corcuera, and L. Khot. 2013. Understanding the potential of thermal treatments in combatting HLB. Citrus Industry, Sept, 2013 pp.7-8.
  6. Ehsani, R., and L. Khot. 2012. Over-the-row mechanical harvesting machine for dwarf and young citrus trees. Citrus Industry, Sept, 2012 pp. 10-11.

WORKSHOPS, FIELD DAYS (ORGANIZING)

  1. Lead and Organized “2-day UAS in Agriculture Workshop 2018”, CPAAS, Prosser, WA; November 15-16, 2018 (Attendees: 16 from WA, ID & OR Agri-business industry, growers, researchers and policy makers (WSDA).
  2. Lead and Organized “WSU Drone Data Analytics Workshop 2018”, CPAAS, Prosser, WA; May 24, 2018 (Attendees: 32 from WA, ID & OR Agri-business industry, growers and researchers.
  3. Lead and Organized “2-day UAS in Agriculture Workshop 2017”, CPAAS, Prosser, WA; November 8-9, 2017 (Attendees: 18 from WA, ID & OR Agri-business industry, growers, researchers and media (Good Fruit Grower).
  4. Lead and Organized “CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2017”, CPAAS, Prosser, WA; July 31, 2017 (Attendees: 130 from Agri-business industry, growers, commodity group representatives, OSU-UI-WSU researchers and media (Good Fruit Grower, Capital Press, Local news channels & others). Event offered 3.5 CEUs. CPAAS affiliates had 30 poster presentations and 6 DEMOs. Event was sponsored in part by Wilson Orchard and Vineyard Supply; Ste. Michelle Wine Estate & and Treetop Inc. WA.
  5. (Co-) lead and facilitated organization of “Precision Farming EXPO 2016”, PFE16, Kennewick, WA; January 7-8, 2016. Participants: ~320.
  6. Lead and Organized “Yamaha RMAX Presentation & Demo for tree fruit growers”, CPAAS, Prosser, WA; July 22, 2015 (15 invited growers).
  7. Lead and Organized “Yamaha RMAX Presentation & Demo for WSU tree fruit researchers”, CPAAS, Prosser, WA; (Day 2: 34 [24 WSU researchers, 10 media and agri-business players]).
  8. Lead and Organized “CPAAS Open House & Agricultural Technology Day 2015”, CPAAS, Prosser, WA; September 17, 2015 (Attendees: 137 from Agri-business industry, growers, commodity group representatives, OSU-UI-WSU researchers and media (Good Fruit Grower, Capital Press, Local news channels & others). Event offered 2.5 CEUs. CPAAS affiliates had 21 poster presentations and 8 DEMOs. Was able to get sponsorship from Wilbur-Ellis Co. for lunch & Juice from Treetop Inc., WA.

INVITED TALKS/ SHORT COURSES/WEBINARS (WITHIN UNITED STATES)

  1. (Invited) General session talk on “What data is most useful using drones”, Northwest Hay Expo, Kennewick, WA. January 16, 2019. Time: 30 min, Participants: ~55+.
  2. (Invited) General session talk on “Remote sensing technology landscape to improve plant health”, 43rd Annual Hermiston Farm Fair, Seminars & Tradeshow, Hermiston, OR. November 28-29, 2018. Time: 30 min, Participants: ~65+.
  3. (Invited/Sponsored) Keynote Talk on “Drone-data-decisions & Washington agriculture”, Focus on Farming Conference, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA. November 8, 2018. Time: 45 mins. Participants: ~150.
  4. (Invited) Talk on “UASs for tree fruits crop loss management”, Unmanned Aerial Application Systems Workshop, Aerial Application Technology Research, ARS College Station, Texas. November 7-9, 2018. Time: 10 mins. Participants: ~35.
  5. (Invited) Talk on “Drone-data-decisions & Washington agriculture”, AUVSI Cascade Chapter Symposium, Intel RA Campus, Hillsboro, OR. September 26-27, 2018. Time: 45 mins. Participants: ~110.
  6. (Field day) Talk, demonstration and hands-on training on drones. Next Generation Tree Fruit Network Event: Drones, WSU Sunrise Research Farm, Rock Island, WA. September 21, 2018. Time: 120 mins. Participants: ~30.
  7. (Invited) Talk on “Drones are changing the business world”, 2018 Washington Economic Development Association Summer Conference, Prosser, WA. August 22-23, 2018. Time: 30 mins. Participants: ~70.
  8. (Invited) Panelist “Research & Education”, Workshop on Exploring Government and Private Sector Applications of UAS/Drones in Washington, Lakewood, WA. June 28, 2018. Time: 45 mins. Participants: ~150.
  9. (Invited/sponsored) Talk on “Emerging sensing technologies for high value crop production and loss management” U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council’s Blueberry Technical Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT. Time: 15 mins & panel discussion, Participants: ~130.
  10. Short course on “Fun with agricultural drones”. 2018. WSU CAHNRS “Spark” program, Prosser, WA. February 21, 2018. Time: 75 min, Participants: ~30 (Participants were students from Grandview, Prosser & Mabton High School with majority of underrepresented population, 1st generation student having low socio-economic status).
  11. (Invited) Short course on “Drone, data and agricultural production management decisions”. 2018 Columbia Basin Crop Consultants Associations meeting, Moses Lake, WA. January 17-18, 2018. Time: 30 min, Participants: ~60.
  12. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Precision Agriculture of Specialty Crops”, College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Shaanxi, China. October 23, 2017. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~70.
  13. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Application of Electronics and Computer Technology in Precision Agriculture”, College of Information Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Hebei, Baoding, China. October 26, 2017. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~40.
  14. (Invited/sponsored) Demo/Presentation on “Advances in Proximal and Remote Sensing Relevant to Precision Agriculture”, SciTech Northwest 2017, Seattle, WA. October 11, 2017. Time: 180 min, Participants: ~150.
  15. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Precision Agriculture and Future of Solid Set Canopy Delivery Systems”, Future Farm Expo, Pendleton, OR. August 15-17, 2017. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~200.
  16. (Invited) Panel speaker “Remote Sensing Applications for Premium Wine Grapes”, Future Farm Expo, Pendleton, OR. August 15-17, 2017. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~300.
  17. (Invited/sponsored) Plenary talk on “State-of-the-Art on Sensing Technologies for Plant Disease Detection”, American Phytopathology Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. August 7, 2017 Time: 30 min, Participants: ~800-1000 (registered 1350).
  18. Presentation & Demo of “State-of-art on UAS in Agriculture”, CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2017, Prosser, WA; July 31, 2017. Time: 35 mins, Participants: 130.
  19. Demo/Poster presentation of “Solid set canopy deliver system: An efficient way to deliver agrochemicals in orchards and vineyards”, CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2017, Prosser, WA; July 31, 2017. Time: 35 mins, Participants: 130.
  20. (Invited) Presentation & Demo of “Drone imagery and demonstration”, “Everything Soil” WSU Wilke Research and Extension Farm Field Day, Ritzville, WA; June 28, 2017. Time: 35 min, Participants: 70.
  21. (Invited/sponsored) Sankaran, S.* and L.R. Khot, 2017. Presentation on “Drones, Data and Decisions in Agriculture”, 20th Othello Sandhill Crane Festival, Othello, WA; March 25, 2017. Time: 60 mins, Participants: 15-20.
  22. (Invited) Presentation on “Role of Emerging Technologies in ‘Decision & Precision’ Agriculture”, AgroFresh Crunch Academy 2017, Wenatchee, WA. March 7-8, 2017. Time: 30 min. Participants: ~150.
  23. (Invited) Presentation on “Drones, Data Collection & Precision Agriculture”, Eastern Washington Ag Expo 2017, Pasco, WA, January 4-5, 2017. Time: 45 min, Participants: ~45.
  24. (Invited) Fast Pitches: Vineyards, Forests, Insects- on “Domain of small & mid-sized UAS in WA agriculture”, Xconomy Intersect: Innovating Where Disciplines Collide, Seattle, WA. December 8, 2016. Time: 10 min, Participants ~100.
  25. (Invited) Presentation on “Past, present, and future of solid set canopy delivery systems”, 112th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo, Washington State Tree Fruit Association, Wenatchee Convention Center, WA. December 6, 2016. Time: 45 min, Participants ~300.
  26. (Invited) Workshop presentation on “Utilization of drones in potato production management”, 43rd Annual Hermiston Farm Fair, Seminars & Tradeshow, Hermiston, OR. November 30, 2016. Time: 30 min, Participants: ~255+.
  27. (Invited/sponsored) Panelist “Produce Pilots: Drones in the Field and Orchard”, Drone World Expo, San Jose, CA. November 15-16, 2016. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~200.
  28. (Invited) Webinar (Khot, L. R. and P. Jacoby) on “Deep sub-surface micro-irrigation (SSMI) and the role of emerging sensing tools in growing wine grapes with less water”, October 2016 Webinar by Decagon Devices, Inc., Pullman, WA.  October 27, 2016. Time: 60 min, Registrations: ~175. Webinar link: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=874b1784bd142518756e8b07a&id=b63780c805&e=26bac1312d
  29. (Invited) Panelist on “small UAS in Agriculture and STEM education”, 2016 UAS Agricultural and Academic Conference, Sunnyside, WA.  September 15, 2016. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~65.
  30. Lead & organized “Central Washington Field Tour”, 5th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation Technologies for Agriculture- AGRICONTROL 2016, Seattle, WA; August 17, 2016. Time: 1 day, Participants: 26.
  31. (Invited) Presentation & DEMO on “Aerial and ground sensing in agriculture production”, 2016 Washington Viticulture Field day, Kiona Vineyards and Winery, Benton City, WA; August 12, 2016. Time: 25 min, Participants: 80.
  32. (Invited) Tutorial on “Emerging sUAS technology for precision agricultural applications”, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Arlington, VA; June 7, 2016. Time: 45 min, Participants: 14.
  33. Demo and Presentation on “In-field sensing and decision support system to prevent cherry fruit cracking due to rainwater” WSU Cherry Field Day, Prosser, WA; June 1, 2016. Time: 20 min, Participants: ~66.
  34. (Invited/sponsored) Workshop on “UAVs: Understanding and applying drone technology”, 2016 Tree School East, Baker City, OR; April 23, 2016. Time: 70 min, Participants: 15.
  35. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Domain of small and mid-sized UAS in Agriculture”, 19th Othello Sandhill Crane Festival, Othello, WA; March 19, 2016. Time: 60 mins, Participants: 16.
  36. (Invited/ sponsored) Presentation on “Unmanned aerial systems in agriculture”, Skagit summit, Mount Vernon, WA; March 3, 2016. Time: 45 min, Participants: 15.
  37. (Invited/ sponsored) Presentation on “Precision agriculture and ag Automation”, Skagit summit, Mount Vernon, WA; March 3, 2016. Time: 45 min, Participants: 15. (Co-presentation with Dr. Qin Zhang).
  38. (Invited/ sponsored) Workshop presentation on “UAS applications in cherries”, 73rd Annual Northwest Cherry Institute, Yakima, WA; January 15, 2016. Time: 25 min, Participants: 55+.
  39. Panel Lead and Presentation on “Proximal and remote sensing technologies”, Precision Farming EXPO 2016, Kennewick, WA; January 8, 2016. Time: 60 min, Participants: 96+.
  40. (Invited) Seminar on “UAS and precision ag”, Eastern Washington Ag Expo 2016, Pasco, WA; January 5-6, 2016. Time: 45 min, Participants: ~40.
  41. Sankaran, S.*, and L.R. Khot. 2016. Role of sensor technologies in precision agriculture and high-throughput phenomics. 2nd International Workshop on the Role of Robotics in Precision Agriculture, Lahore, Pakistan, 13 October 2016. [International Invited Webinar], Participants: 60.
  42. (Invited) eXtension webinar on “Precision Agriculture: Beyond the domain of small UAS”. 2015/16 eXtension Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Agriculture Learning Network Webinar Series. November 18, 2015. Time: 30 min, Participants: 23. Webinar link: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p93j46o37ke/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal
  43. (Invited) Workshop/class on “Drones & imagery”. Crop Production Services- 5th Annual Ag School, Kennewick, WA; December 3, 2015. Time: 60 min (x 2 classes), Participants: Class-1: 90; Class-2:50.
  44. (Invited/sponsored) Workshop presentation on “Role of small and mid-sized unmanned aerial systems in potato production management”. 42nd Annual Hermiston Farm Fair, Seminars & Tradeshow, Hermiston, OR. December 2, 2015. Time: 40 mins, Participants: 165+.
  45. (Invited) Workshop presentation on “Precision drones”. Washington Mint Convention & Washington Mint Growers 2015 Winter Conference, Kennewick, WA. December 1, 2015. Time: 40 min, Participants: 55.
  46. (Invited) Workshop presentation on “Applications of UAV in field, row and tree-fruit crop production in WA State”. UF-CREC Workshop on UAS Applications in Agriculture, Lake Alfred, FL. March 20, 2015. Time: 20 min, Participants: 60.
  47. (Invited/sponsored) Panelist “Data Panel”. Precision Farming Expo, Salem, OR. March 17-18, 2015. Time: 45 min, Participants: 100.
  48. (Invited) Presentation on “Unmanned aerial systems in agriculture”. WSU ANR meeting, Spokane, WA. February 11-12, 2015. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~30.
  49. (Invited) Short course on “UAV’s and rapid sensing technologies for agriculture”. 2015 Columbia Basin Crop Consultants Associations meeting, Moses Lake, WA. January 22-23, 2015. Time: 40 min, Participants: 70, (one-on-one interactions with consultants: 4, Time: 30 min)
  50. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Scope of UAS technology in WA Agriculture”. Workshop on The Technological Landscape for Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Specialty Crops, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. November 11, 2014. Time: 15 min, Participants: ~40.
  51. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Applied sensor technologies in precision agriculture”. Oregon Precision Farming Expo (OPFE), McMinnville, OR. April 2-3, 2014. Time: 60 min, Participants: 150.

OUTREACH

INVITED TALKS/PRESENTATIONS: INTERNATIONAL

  1. (Invited/sponsored) General session talk on “Transitioning from Precision to Decision Agriculture: Technology Landscape”, AgroBIT Brazil, Londrina, Brazil. November 20-21, 2018.
  2. (Invited/sponsored) General session talk on “Precision agriculture: The role of emerging technologies in high-quality crop production”, XIV International Congress of Promotion to Fruit and Vegetables Consumption, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico. October 9-10, 2018.
  3. (Invited/sponsored) General session talk on “Technological advances: precision and decision agricultural technologies”, IEEE-Geoscience and Remote Sensing International Society organized International Forum on Remote Sensing in the Era of Machine Learning: Applications and Opportunities, Remote Sensing and GIS Research Center, SQU, Oman. October 2, 2018.
  4. (Invited/sponsored) Talk on “Drone-Data-Decisions & Precision Agriculture”, Department of Soils, Water and Agricultural Engineering, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. October 3, 2018.
  5. (Invited/sponsored) Keynote talk “Transitioning from Precision to Decision Horticulture: Technology Landscape”, 2nd International symposium on Mechanization, Precision Horticulture, and Robotics, XXX. International Horticultural Congress, Istanbul, Turkey. August 12-16, 2018.
  6. (Invited/sponsored) General session talk “Role of UAS in Horticultural Production Management” Workshop on UAVs in horticulture, 2nd International symposium on Mechanization, Precision Horticulture, and Robotics, XXX. International Horticultural Congress, Istanbul, Turkey. August 12-16, 2018.
  7. (Invited/sponsored) Talk on “WSU Precision Agriculture Research and Extension Program Overview”, Inception Workshop, Center for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management, MPKV, Rahuri, India. July 15, 2018.
  8. (Invited/sponsored) Talk on “Emerging sensing and crop input management technologies for climate smart agriculture,” at International seminar “Advances and Challenges for Technology Use in Climate Smart Agriculture”, Facutad de Agronomia e Ingenieria Forestal (FAIF), Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. March 15, 2018.
  9. (Invited/sponsored) Seminar on ‘Precision and decision agriculture technologies’, Doctoral seminar, Facutad de Agronomia e Ingenieria Forestal (FAIF), Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Santiago, Chile. March 14, 2018.
  10. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Role of sensing technologies in apple bitter pit management”, 1st International Apple Symposium, Shaanxi, China. October 10-16, 2016.
  11. (Invited/sponsored) General session talk on “Role of low altitude remote sensing tools in growing wine grapes with less water”, 3rd International Grape Symposium, Hermosillo, Sonora, México. January 26-27, 2017.
  12. (Invited/sponsored) Presentation on “Advanced technologies for ‘decision and precision’ agriculture”, College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Shaanxi, China. October 15, 2016.

OUTREACH PRESENTATIONS (WITHIN WASHINGTON & PNW)

* Presenter

  1. McCoy*, M., G. Hoheisel, L. R. Khot and M. M. Moyer. 2019. Optimizing airblast sprayers in vineyard canopies using different nozzles and air assistance. 2019 Washington Winegrowers Association Convention and Trade Show, Kennewick, WA. February 12-14, 2019 (Poster). [Participants: ~30] (Awarded 2nd place in Poster Presentation).
  2. Sinha*, R. R. Ranjan, L. R. Khot, G.-A. Hoheisel, and M. J. Grieshop. 2019. Solid set canopy delivery system: A novel way to deliver agrochemicals in WA vineyards. 2019 Washington Winegrowers Association Convention and Trade Show, Kennewick, WA. February 12-14, 2019). Time: 20 min. Participants: ~50.
  3. Bahlol, H.Y., R. Sinha*, L.R. Khot, G.-A. Hoheisel and R. Ehsani. 2019. Efficacy evaluation of horticultural oil based thermotherapy for pear psylla management. BIOAg Symposium, Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University, Pullman, WA. February 7, 2018. [Participants: 40] (Received ‘Best Graduate Poster Award’).
  4. Khot*, L. R., G.A. Hoheisel and H. Thistle. 2019. Continuing Report on: Data to model apple airblast spraying drift exposure levels. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Apple Crop Protection Research Review, Wenatchee, WA. January 24, 2019. Time: 14 min (7 min x2), Participants: ~50.
  5. Bahlol*, H.Y., R. Sinha, L. R. Khot, G.-A. Hoheisel and R. Ehsani. 2018. Horticultural oil based thermotherapy for Pear psylla management. Research News Flash, 114th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo, Yakima, WA. December 3, 4 & 5, 2018. Time: 5 min. Participants: ~50.
  6. Sinha*, R., L.R. Khot, G. Hoheisel and M.J. Grieshop. 2018. A scaled-up solid set canopy delivery system for spray application in a high-density apple orchard. Research News Flash, 114th Annual Meeting & NW Hort Expo, Yakima, WA. December 3, 4 & 5, 2018. Time: 5 min. Participants: ~50.
  7. McCoy*, M., G. Hoheisel, L. Khot, and M. Moyer. 2018. Optimizing airblast sprayers in vineyard canopies using different nozzles and air assistance. Washington State Grape Society Annual Meeting. Grandview, WA, USA. November 15, 2018 (Poster). [Participants: 20-30]
  8. Khot, L. R. 2018. Drones in Agricultural Crop Assurance and Insurance Programs. National Crop Insurance Group, Prosser, WA. September 13, 2018. Time: 30 min. Participants: 15.
  9. Khot, L. R. 2018. Show-n-tell of Precision Agriculture Technologies for WA Agriculture. Horticulture. Crop and Soil 2018 State-wide Tour (Hort503/CropS512/SoilS502), Prosser, WA. May 10, 2018. Time: 45 min. Participants: 44.
  10. Khot, L. R. 2018. Precision Agriculture Technologies for WA Agriculture. Spring 2018 University and Industry Consortium Tour, Prosser, WA. April 24, 2018. Time: 15 min. Participants: ~55.
  11. Sinha*, R. and L. R. Khot. 2018. Unmanned Aerial Systems in Precision Agriculture. 2nd Annual Prosser Science Expo, a community outreach program, Prosser, WA. April 21, 2018. Time: 30 mins. Participants: ~42.
  12. Sinha*, R., and L.R. Khot. 2018. Drones in Agriculture. Teach, Tour and Taste: community outreach program, Yakima Valley College, Grandview, WA. March 2, 2018. Time: 120 min. Participants: 60.
  13. Sinha*, R., and L.R. Khot. 2018. Solid set canopy delivery system: An efficient way to deliver agrochemicals in WA vineyards. Teach, Tour and Taste: community outreach program, Yakima Valley College, Grandview, WA. March 2, 2018. Time: 120 min. Participants: 60.
  14. Sinha*, R., Y. Bahlol* and L.R. Khot. 2018. Demonstration and show-n-tell on role of unmanned aerial system in agriculture. Ag Day at the REACH Museum 2018, Kennewick, WA. February 24, 2018. Time: 180 min, Participants: 180.
  15. Khot*, L. R., G.A. Hoheisel and H. Thistle. 2018. Data to model apple airblast spraying drift exposure levels. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Apple Crop Protection Research Review, Pasco, WA. January 25, 2018. Time: 15 min, Participants: 50.
  16. Sinha*, R., L.R. Khot, G.A. Hoheisel, and M.J. Grieshop. 2018. Solid set canopy delivery system: An efficient way to deliver agrochemicals in WA vineyards. 2018 Washington Winegrowers Association Convention and Trade Show, Kennewick, WA. February 6-8, 2018 (Poster). Participants: 20-30.
  17. Gao*, Z. L. R. Khot, N. A. Rayapati and Q. Zhang. 2018. Early detection of grapevine Leafroll disease by hyperspectral imaging. 2018 Washington Winegrowers Association Convention and Trade Show, Kennewick, WA. February 6-8, 2018 (Poster). Participants: 20-30.
  18. Bahlol, H.Y., M. McCoy, G.-A. Hoheisel and L.R. Khot. Comparison of different spray sample collectors for the evaluation of pesticide spray assessment in grapevine. 2018 Washington Winegrowers Association Convention and Trade Show, Kennewick, WA. February 6-8, 2018 (Poster). [Participants: 20-30]
  19. Zúñiga*, C.E., P. Jacoby, L.R. Khot and S. Sankaran. 2018. Proximal and remote sensing methods to evaluate vine water status in subsurface and deficit irrigated Cabernet Sauvignon grapevines. 2018 Washington Winegrowers Association Convention and Trade Show, Kennewick, WA. February 6-8, 2018 (Poster). [Participants: 20-30] (Awarded 3rd place in Poster Presentation).
  20. McCoy*, M., G. Hoheisel, L. R. Khot and M. M. Moyer. 2018. Assessing sprayer technology in Washington vineyards. 2018 Washington Winegrowers Association Convention and Trade Show, Kennewick, WA. February 6-8, 2018 (Poster). [Participants: 20-30] (Awarded 1st place in Poster Presentation).
  21. Sinha, R., L.R. Khot and G.-A. Hoheisel*. 2017. Updates on Solid Set Canopy Delivery Systems (SSCDS) for apple orchards. Presented at Washington State Tree Fruit Association 2017 “Research News Flash”, Kennewick, WA. December 5, 2017. Time: 5 min, Participants: 60.
  22. Peters, R. T. and L. R. Khot. 2017. Large scale evaluation of a LEPA/LESA system compared to mesa on spearmint and peppermint. Washington Mint Commission Research Review, Prosser, WA. November 4, 2017. Time: 15 min, Participants: 20.
  23. Bahlol*, H.Y., G.-A. Hoheisel and L.R. Khot. 2017. Development and evaluation of an automated vertical spray patternator for calibration of vineyard air-assist sprayers, CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  24. Bahlol*, H.Y., G.-A. Hoheisel and L.R. Khot. 2017. Thermotherapy with HMO for pear psylla management. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  25. Khan*, M. A., L. R. Khot*, R. T. Peters, C. O. Stöckle, M. Chakraborty and R. Sinha. 2017. Low altitude multispectral sensing to evaluate retrofitted center pivot irrigation systems and water stress gradients in irrigated crops. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  26. Chakraborty*, M. and L. R. Khot. 2017. 3D LIDAR based rapid methods of grapevine canopy characterization. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  27. Zuniga*, C. L. R. Khot, P. Jacoby and S. Sankaran. 2017. Remote sensing-based water-use efficiency evaluation in sub-surface irrigated grape vines. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  28. Osroosh, Y. L. R. Khot and R. T. Peters. 2017. Smart thermal imagery-based crop monitoring system for water and crop loss management. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  29. Gao*, Z., N. A. Rayapati, Q. Zhang and L. R. Khot*. 2017. Early detection of grapevine Leafroll disease by hyperspectral imaging. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  30. Zhao*, Y., Z. Gao, G.-A. Hoheisel, L. W. DeVetter, Q. Zhang, Y. He and L. R. Khot. 2017. Assessing blueberry buds damage during cold hardiness using hyperspectral imaging. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130
  31. Sinha*, R., L.R. Khot, and G.-A. Hoheisel. 2017. Solid set canopy delivery system: An efficient way to deliver agrochemicals in orchards and vineyards. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  32. Sinha*, R., L.R. Khot and B. K. Schroeder. 2017. FAIMS based volatile fingerprinting for real-time postharvest infections detection in stored potatoes and onions. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  33. Sinha*, R., Z. Gao, A.P. Rathnayake, L.R. Khot and R.A. Naidu. 2017. Visible−near infrared spectroscopy-based Grapevine Leafroll−associated virus−3 detection from undetached leaves under field condition. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  34. Khot, L.R. 2017. Presentation on “Research needs in the domain of precision agriculture” Matchmaking for Interdisciplinary Research Session I, WSU Office of Research, Pullman, WA. October 10, 2017.
  35. (Invited) Khot L. R. 2017. Presentation on “Advanced technologies for precision to decisions in agriculture”. WSU Horticulture (Hort509/510), Feb 16, 2017. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~30.
  36. McCoy*, M., G. Hoheisel, R. Khot and M. M. Moyer. 2017. Assessing sprayer technology in Washington vineyards. Washington State Grape Society Annual Meeting, Grandview, WA, USA. February 7, 2017 (Awarded 1st place in Poster Presentation).
  37. Sankaran, S.*, Jarolmasjed, S., Zuniga, C.E., and Khot, L.R. 2017. Sensing in specialty crops. 2017 CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day, July 31, 2017 (Poster Presentation), Participants: 130.
  38. (Invited) Khot L. R. 2016. Presentation on “Advanced technologies for precision to decisions in agriculture”. WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, May 26, 2016. Time: 60 min, Participants: ~50.
  39. Khot*, L. R. 2016. Presentation and demonstrations of “Precision agriculture technologies” to Crop & Soil Science and Horticulture 2016 Statewide Graduate Tour CPAAS, Prosser, WA. May 20, 2016. Time: 60 min, Participants: 29.
  40. Khot*, L. R. 2016. Presentation and demonstrations of “Precision agriculture technologies” to University of Faisalabad faculty group visiting WSU as part of a USAID funded Center for Advanced Studies program, CPAAS, Prosser, WA. May 18, 2016. Time: 60 min, Participants: 9.
  41. Khot*, L. R., Q. Zhang, G. Hoogenboom, M. Salazar-Gutiérrez, L. Kalcsits and J. Zhou. 2016. Novel wireless sensor networks for real-time decisions in orchard management. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Technology Research Review, Ellensburg, WA. February 4, 2016. Time: 15 min, Participants: 25.
  42. Kafle*, G. K., L. R. Khot, J. Zhou, and H.Y. Bahlol. 2016. Towards precision spray applications to prevent rain-induced sweet cherry cracking: understanding calcium washout due to rain and fruit cracking susceptibility. 2016 Precision Farming Expo, Kennewick WA. January 7-8, 2016. (Poster Presentation).
  43. Zhou*, J., L. Khot, T. Peters, M. D. Whiting, Q. Zhang, and D. Granatstein. 2016. Assessment on efficacy of an orchard sprayer and an unmanned helicopter in rainwater removal from cherry canopies based on an in-field sensing system. 2016 Precision Farming Expo, Kennewick, WA. January 7- 8, 2016. (Poster Presentation).
  44. Zhou*, J., L. Khot, M. J. Pavek, and S. Sankaran. 2016. Remote sensing based crop loss assessment: an application in the evaluation of potato crop damage due to hailstorms. 2016 Precision Farming Expo, Kennewick, WA. January 7- 8, 2016. (Poster Presentation).
  45. Zhou*, J., L. Khot, S. Sankaran, and R. Boydston. 2016. Estimation of yield and water use efficiency in dry beans using airborne multispectral and thermal imagery. 2016 Precision Farming Expo, Kennewick, WA. January 7- 8, 2016. (Poster Presentation).
  46. Khot*, L. R., -A. Hoheisel, and D. B. Walsh. 2015. Horticultural mineral oil based spray efficacy towards SWD control in blueberry. 2015 Washington Blueberry Research Review, Mount Vernon, WA. November 3, 2015. Time: 10 min, Participants: 20.
  47. Jacoby, P.*, T. Peters, S. Sankaran, L. Khot, J. Thompson, and Z. York. 2015. Deep subsurface irrigation to advance precision vineyard management. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2015 (Participants: 137) September 17, 2015.
  48. York, Z.*, P. Jacoby, T. Peters, S. Sankaran, L. Khot, and J. Thompson. 2015. Deep subsurface irrigation in Concord vineyards. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2015 (Participants: 137) September 17, 2015.
  49. Espinoza*, C. Z., S. Jarolmasjed, P. Jacoby, L. R. Khot, and S. Sankaran. 2015. Evaluating water-use efficiency using advanced sensing techniques. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2015 (Participants: 137) September 17, 2015.
  50. Sankaran* S., and L. R. Khot. 2015. High-throughput sensing technologies for evaluating phenotypes in crop improvement programs. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2015 (Participants: 137) September 17, 2015.
  51. Khot*, L. R., J. Zhou, and S. Sankaran. 2015. Unmanned aerial systems in agricultural production management. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2015 (Participants: 137) September 17, 2015.
  52. Zhou*, J., L. Khot, H. Bahlol, Gopi Kafle, M. Whiting, T. Peters, Q. Zhang, D. Granatstein. 2015. In-field sensing and decision support system to prevent cherry fruit cracking due to rainwater. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2015 (Participants: 137) September 17, 2015.
  53. Hoheisel*, G.-A., and R. Khot. 2015. Application technology & WA agriculture. CPAAS Agricultural Technology Day 2015 (Participants: 137) September 17, 2015.
  54. Karkee*, M., L. Khot*, and Q. Zhang, 2015. Precision, automation and robotics in Agriculture. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation Delegation Meeting (Participants: 4 + 2) April 30, 2015. Time: 60 min
  55. Khot, L. 2015. Domain of precision agriculture applications, Tour of ‘Element 8 Angles’, BySE WSU, Pullman, WA; May 18, 2015. Time: 45 min, Participants: ~10.
  56. Karkee*, M., L. R. Khot*, and S. Sankaran. 2014. The state of drones for agriculture. Washington State Grape Society (Annual Meeting and Trade show), Grandview, WA. November 13, 2014. Time: 30 min, Participants: ~30.
  57. Sankaran*, S., L. R. Khot, M. Pavek, and R. Knowles. 2014. Developing emerging technologies towards improving agronomic practices in field conditions. Northwest Potato Research Consortium Meeting, Moscow, ID. October 31, 2014. Time: 15 min, Participants:
  58. Khot, L. R., S. Sankaran*, D. Johnson, M. Pavek, R. Knowles, and S. Sathuvalli. 2014. Decision support system for detection and monitoring of potato diseases onset and progression. Northwest Potato Research Consortium Meeting, Moscow, ID. October 31, 2014. Time: 15 min, Participants: 30.
  59. (Invited) Sankaran*, S. and L. R. Khot*. 2014. Unmanned aerial vehicle research program highlight. Agribusiness Council, Greater Spokane Cooperated, WSU Tour, Pullman, WA. October 28, 2014. Time: 30 min, Participants: 25-30.
  60. Sankaran*, S., L. R. Khot, and A. H. Carter, 2014. Evaluating plant responses using aerial sensing techniques in wheat. Washington Grain Commission Research Review Meeting, Pullman, WA. October 22, 2014. Time: 15 min, Participants: 20.
  61. (Invited) Sankaran*, S., and L. R. Khot*. 2014. WSU unmanned aerial vehicle research in agriculture. WSU Congressional & Legislative Staff Fact Finding Tour, August 14, 2014. Participants: 30-50.
  62. Sankaran*, S., and L. R. Khot*. 2014. Unmanned aerial system: rapid sensing technologies in potato production and management participation, WSU Potato Field Day, Othello, WA. June 26, 2014. Participants: 50-70.
  63. (Invited) Khot, L.R.*, and S. Sankaran*. 2014. Unmanned aerial system in agriculture. Inland Empire Wilbur Ellis Field Day, Colfax, WA. June 24, 2014. Time: 30 min, Participants: 35-40.
  64. (Invited) Khot, L. R.*, and S. Sankaran*. 2014. Unmanned aerial system in agriculture. WSU Weed Science Field Day, J. Cook Agronomy Farm, Pullman, WA. June 18, 2014. Participants: 20-30.
  65. Sankaran*, S., and L. R. Khot*. 2014. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for field-based crop phenotyping in wheat. WSU 98th Annual Lind Field Day, Lind, WA. June 12, 2014. Participants: 20-30.
  66. Mazzola, M*., S. Musacchi, L. R. Khot, and S. Sankaran. 2014. Investigation on a canker disease in pears. PNW Pear Research Committee Research Review Meeting, Yakima, WA. February 18, 2014. Participants: ~35.
  67. Sankaran, S.*, L. R. Khot, and W. Chen. 2014. Early detection of ascochyta blight in chickpeas using optical sensing technologies. USA Dry Peas and Lentil Council, Research Review Meeting, Moscow, ID. February 6-7, 2014. Participants: ~30.
  68. Khot, L.R.*, and S. Sankaran. 2014. Optical sensors for non-symptomatic ‘bitter pit’ detection in apples. 2014 Apple/Apple Crop Protection Research Review, Yakima, WA. January 29-31, 2014. Participants: 30.
  69. (Invited) Khot*, L. R. 2014. Applied sensor technologies in agriculture production systems and food safety. Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources [CSANR] winter advisory meeting, Ellensburg, WA. January 13-14, 2014. Time: 40 min, Participants: ~50. Khot, L. R. 2013. Outreach seminar at WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, Wenatchee, WA.
  70. Demonstrated variable rate sprayer developed as part of USDA-SCRI project for citrus during ‘International Symposium on Mechanical Harvesting & Handling Systems of Fruits and Nuts’ field day held on 4 April, 2012 at Lykes Bros., Ft. Basinger, FL.
  71. Poster presentation on ‘Intelligent artificial nose for food safety’ as a part of 61st Annual Agricultural Technology Expo, held at North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. February 14, 2009.