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The Value of Farm Data

Purdue University agricultural economist Brady Brewer is joined by Purdue agricultural economist Nate Delay to discuss the value of your farm data in this episode of the Purdue Commercial AgCast. They discuss the types of farm data, the trust in sharing your data, and what price you’d put on that data.

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Commodity Classic 2021

Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture and the CME Group presented a Learning Center Session on Wednesday, March 3 entitled Keys to Guiding Your Farm Through an Era of Tight Margins and Increased Risk. The recordings, slides, and resources discussed during the session are available for download.

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The Value of Data/Information and the Payoff of Precision Farming

As we develop technologies and tools to expand the toolkit for precision farming and digitization systems and platforms to enhance farmer’s profit margins as well as create value for the value chain and society as a whole, the farming sector will be increasingly transformed from “growing stuff” to biological manufacturing.

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Top Farmer Conference 2022

January 7, 2022 | virtual conference

A management programs geared specifically for farmers. Surrounded by farm management, farm policy, agricultural finance and marketing experts, and a group of your peers, the conference will stimulate your thinking about agriculture’s future and how you can position your farm to be successful in the years ahead.

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Data Usage in the Agricultural Value Chain

Summary of data usage and data analytics in the agricultural value chain.

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Growing Your Digital Agriculture Strategy

Purdue ag economists Nathan Delay, Nathanael Thompson and James Mintert examine trends in digital ag technology usage by U.S. corn and soybean farms and identify technology usage patterns that have an impact on productivity and efficiency.

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Data and Precision Ag Usage

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.

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Purdue Farm Management Tour & Indiana Master Farmer Reception

The Purdue University Farm Management Tour was July 8-9, 2021. Participants visited Posey & Vanderburgh county farms and learned from the experiences of Indiana’s best farm business managers.​

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Farm Management Tour 2020

The tour was not held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Purdue University Farm Management Tour returns in grand form for 2021 and information can be found at!

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Farm Data Usage in Commercial Agriculture

This survey provides a useful glimpse into the farm data lifecycle from collection to action to evaluation. We find that among large commercial corn and soybean operations, data collection is common (92% collect at least one type of farm data) and that collection is strongly related to farm characteristics.

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