AGRIBUSINESS: Big Data Poses Problem To Farmers |

Posted on: 5:55 am, March 18, 2014, by Staff Writer, updated on: 04:32am, March 18, 2014High-tech combines and satellite connections pose a new problem for farming: Who gets all the data? In the past, it was assumed all the information farmers collected was theirs, but with internet sending data straight to massive hubs, large corporations have valuable farming habits and […]

Monsanto pushes Big Data-driven planting but farmers are skeptical

Some farmers are worried that with the latest push from seed manufacturers, their planting techniques could be used against them. Monsanto and DuPont (two of the largest seed providers in the world) are urging farmers to implement data-driven “prescriptive planting” tech that suggests how densely rows of seeds should be planted and at what depth. It also gives detailed information […]