June 17, 2020

Data and Precision Ag Usage

There is a lot of talk about “big data” in agriculture these days. The farm of the future is said to use multispectral imagery, soil and micro-climate sensors, equipment telematics data, and GPS to drive yield-enhancing decisions. Purdue ag economists, Nate Delay joins Brady Brewer to discuss how farms actually collect, manage, and analyze data during today’s episode on the Purdue Commercial AgCast. Find more information on farm data usage at https://purdue.ag/farm-data-usage.

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