Dr. Søren Marcus Pedersen
Key-note Speech Title
“Economic perspectives and adoption of precision farming in field crops”
Søren Marcus Pedersen is associate professor at Department of Food and Resource Economics at University of Copenhagen. He holds an MSc degree from University of London in agricultural economics and a PhD from the Technical University of Denmark. His research focus on adoption of new farm technology, agricultural economics and agribusiness innovations. Main topics has included smart farming systems such as precision farming in field crops, auto-steering and field robots. He has been involved in several research projects as either partner, WP-leader or project leader with partners from Europe, Asia and Africa. He is the author or co-author of more than 200 publications, including 50 international peer review papers and 8 book chapters. Currently he teaches in European Food and Farming systems and Business Economics at University of Copenhagen.