Hortau CEO to Discuss ‘How Technology Can Help You Get Better Results’ at UnitedAg

Hortau CEO and co-founder Jocelyn Boudreau will be presenting on “How Technology Can Help You Get Better Results” in agriculture at this week’s UnitedAg Ignite 38th Annual Meeting & Conference in Carlsbad, Calif.

The presentation and panel discussion will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Omni LA Costa Resort & Spa.

UnitedAg Ag Tech PanelOther panelists scheduled to participate in the panel discussion include Kirk Haney of Radicle Growth and Reinier Van Der Lee of Vinduino.

In its 38th year, the UnitedAg annual meeting helps “create innovative solutions to the problems in our industry and community.”

A provider of precision irrigation management systems and services for commercial agriculture, Hortau recently won the 2017 North American Smart Irrigation New Product Innovation Award, presented by Frost & Sullivan, was a finalist for the 2017 CognitionX Best AI Product in Agriculture award, and named to the THRIVE AgTech Top 50 Growth companies list.

Hortau CEO Jocelyn BoudreauDuring the Ag & Technology session, Boudreau will discuss the importance of real-time crop stress management, and how stress factors such as drought or overirrigating can reduce yield by more than 50% over the length of a season. To reduce stress and related yield losses, growers are using Hortau’s real-time soil tension sensors and irrigation management software to ensure their crop remains at optimal production while reducing the use valuable inputs such as water, energy and nutrients.

Visit Hortau.com for more information on Hortau’s proprietary crop stress management platform, and simplified software and mobile apps, or contact a local representative at (805) 545-5994, ext. 358 or media@

For more information on the UnitedAg Ignite 38th Annual Meeting & Conference, visit www.unitedag.org.