Researchers from the University of Tennessee at the Aapresid Congress

Researchers from the University of Tennessee will participate in a special block and different panels at the 31st Aapresid Congress.

The University of Tennessee is a public land-grant research university in Knoxville, Tennessee. Founded in 1794, it is the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee system, with ten undergraduate colleges and eleven graduate colleges. UT researchers, scholars, and creatives contribute to the advancement of knowledge and understanding and to cultural and economic growth on multiple scales—local to global. Our community’s contributions have made the university a top 10 US research university in fields as diverse as materials and manufacturing, supply chain management, and the humanities. Our faculty body includes seven members of the National Academies, 84 AAAS Fellows, 77 CAREER/PECASE awardees, 33 NEH Fellows, 13 Governor’s Chairs and scores of faculty who’ve earned other nationally-and internationally-recognized awards and distinctions. Our community engages in ground-breaking multidisciplinary work facilitated by two university-level research centers—the Baker Center for Public Policy and the UT Humanities Center—and four university-level research institutes—the UT Institute of Agriculture, the UT Oak Ridge Innovation Institute, the UT Space Institute and the National Institute for STEM Evaluation and Research

Bruno Basso at the Aapresid Congress

Dr. Bruno Basso will present a vision on digital systems to reconcile productivity and sustainability of agricultural systems. The talk will address how new technologies can help farmers make better decisions while improving soil health, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient losses to the environment. The presentation will also address the importance of carbon markets and issues related to tracking and reporting carbon dioxide emission reductions and soil carbon sequestration requirements by food companies to improve the carbon neutrality of their supply chain.