Selected Talks and Presentations

  1. Identification of Drought Injury in Turfgrass Using Hyperspectral and Multispectral Remote Sensing (January 2018) Soils Across Latitudes Conference, San Diego, California
  2. Conducted a 3-day short course on agricultural mechanization including 8 lectures: Introduction to Agricultural Mechanization, Precision Agriculture and Smart farming, Harvesting Systems, Robotics Weeding, Postharvest Technology, Remote Sensing, Vision-based Sensing Systems, Introduction to Geographic Information System-GIS (October 2018) Master Program in Agribusiness, University of Piura, Piura, Peru
  3. Harvesting systems (June 2018) Postharvest Technology Short Course, Davis, California
  4. Using Remote sensing for better understanding plant water need (April 2018) Avocado Extension Meetings in San Luis Obispo, Ventura, and Fallbrook, California
  5. Advances in Spray Application Technology for Precision Chemical Application (October 2017) South Valley Nut show in Tulare, CA and Mid Valley Nut show in Modesto, CA
  6. Virtual Vineyard, Capabilities and Applications for Precise Vineyard management (August 2017) Grape Day at UC Kearney REC, Parlier, California
  7. Virtual Orchard (July 2017), Drone Bootcamp at UC-ANR Building, Davis, California
  8. Global Warming and Sustainable Agriculture (June 2017), Workshop for High School Students at Kearney REC, Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) Program, Parlier, California.
  9. Drones for Precision Agriculture (June 2017), Guest Lecture at UC Merced Mechatronics Lab, Atwater, California.
  10. The Future of Spray Technology: An Evaluation of a Variable Rate System for Orchard Spray Application (June 2017), Citrus Spray Training Workshop, Lindcove, California.
  11. An Introduction to Precision Agriculture (March 2017), Guest Lecture, Fresno State University, Fresno, California
  12. Remote Sensing in Agriculture - Citrus as a Model (March 2017), 2017 Plant Science Extension Continuing Conference (PECC), Davis, California.
  13. Citrus Huanglongbing Disease Forecasting, from Imagination to Reality (March 2017), 2017 CAPCA meeting, Santa Paula - Ventura Chapter, Santa Paula, California.
  14. Smart Orchard Monitoring, a Case Study of Citrus Disease Forecasting (February 2017), UC Berkeley, California.
  15. Precision Agriculture and Advanced Spray technology (February 2017). Annual Conference of the Association of Applied IPM Ecologists (AAIE), Napa, California
  16. Flight Mission Planning for agricultural aerial imaging (February 2017). Drone Workshop at Kearney REC, Parlier, California.
  17. Precision Agriculture, Integrated Pest management, and Sustainability (November 2016). Sustainable Ag Expo, San Luis Obispo, California
  18. Spray Technology and Calibration (November 2016). Almond Short course, Modesto, California
  19. Real-time sensor for early HLB detection (October 2016). California Citrus Conference, Exeter, California
  20. Sensing systems for citrus industry (October 2016). Biological and Agricultural Engineering department, UC Davis, California.
  21. Pre-symptomatic HLB detection using polarized imaging technique (October 2016). California Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing research and extension summit. UC Riverside, California.
  22. Autonomous citrus disease monitoring system using computer vision and unmanned ground vehicle (September 2016). Mechatronics, Embedded Systems and Automation LAB (MESA), UC Merced, California.
  23. Precision agriculture – overview and applications (May 2016). Certified Crop Adviser Workshop at South Florida State College (SFSC), Florida.

Media Coverage

  1. Interview about How Remote Sensing can help growers to improve their decision making (September 9, 2019), Kazakh Business Channel.
  2. Interview to announce the winners of the ASABE Robotics Competition (August 3, 2019). RFD-TV.
  3. Interview about the ASABE Robotics Competition (July 31, 2018), FOX 2 NEWS.
  4. Nick Papadopoulos, (December 5, 2017). Ali & The Drones, CropMobster TV, Huffington Post.
  5. Romero, D E. (2017, September 26). 3D Orchards: UC Researcher Turns Farms into Virtual Reality, NPR Valley Public Radio (KVPR).
  6. Northcutt, G. (2017, online on August 9 and hard copy on October 7) UC researcher aims to make virtual vineyards a reality, Western  Farm Press.
  7. Warnert, J. E. (2017, September 7) How Virtual Orchards Make Better Harvests
  8. Warnert, J. E. (2017, July 25) UC scientist gives orchards a whole new color scheme
  9. Grafton-Cardwell, E., Lemaux P. G., & Stelinski L. (2017, July 24) Starch accumulation sensor for early detection of HLB. Science for Citrus Health
  10. Newsmaker Conference, World Ag Expo (2017, Feb 14) Strategies to combat HLB in California.
  11. Buck, B. (2016, November 3) UF/IFAS imaging system can detect citrus greening before symptoms show
  12. Warnert, J. E. (2016, October 2) New Huanglongbing detection process wins UC advisor international prize
  13. Rusnak, P. (2015, January 30). Researchers Develop Electronic Citrus Greening Detector
  14. Wilmoth, K. (2015, January 28). UF researchers develop effective, inexpensive citrus greening detector