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AgTech360 Podcast


Join us as we take a 360° view into emerging agriculture technologies by creating dialogue among academia, industry, entrepreneurs, growers, producers, Extension specialists, the sustainability community and other essential stakeholders.

Hosted by Adrian Percy, Executive Director, N.C. PSI



Making Extension Connections with Rachel Vann

March 29, 2023
22 minutes

Rachel Vann, a soybean Extension specialist and N.C. PSI platform director, demystifies North Carolina’s extension program and discusses its critical role in bringing technology to soybean growers across the country.

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Muscadine grapes are among North Carolina’s many agricultural crops.
Adrian Percy

About the Host

Adrian Percy, Executive Director N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

With more than 30 years of experience in the agricultural sector, Adrian Percy is an advocate of the need for and benefits of modern agriculture. He is also a strong proponent of developing and adopting new agricultural and food technologies that support global food security while conserving the environment and supporting rural community development.