Have you heard about Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) and want to know how it plays an important part in our industry? NIRS can support the changing agricultural landscape offering new solutions to industry concerns. Lori Oatway has over 28 years of experience developing NIRS technology to support the agriculture industry. We will discuss the basis of NIRS, looking at how it has been an integral part of new variety development at FCDC. We will go even further and look at the potential for this technology in agriculture and other industries.