Economics & Adoption

Purdue Offers Data Driven Agriculture Minor

The challenge for the agriculture workforce in this data revolution will be to have the data science skills AND domain expertise to leverage these complex data sources in new and emerging decision-support frameworks. In the…

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Infrastructure, Faculty and Support Allow Purdue to Lead in Digital Ag Space

Many see digital agriculture and data science as the future of the industry. At Purdue University, the future is unfolding now, in different patterns and paces across campus, and not just within the College of…

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Pricing For Local Markets

The growth of local food movements offers farmers economic opportunities to access attractive markets for fresh locally-grown crops, such as farmers markets. Farmers markets, a key outlet for beginning and smaller growers, are considered the…

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Agriculture/Rural Supercluster Blueprint

The Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) program is a collaborative platform for the development of smart cities and communities, led by National Institute of Standards and Technology, a bureau of U.S. Department of Commerce, in…

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CropLife Purdue Precision Dealership Survey

2017PrecisionAgSurvey

The CropLife Purdue survey is the most complete, longest running survey of precision agriculture adoption, focusing on agricultural retail products and services. 2019 Precision Dealer Survey Report

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Setting the Record Straight on Precision Agriculture Adoption

There is a perception that adoption of precision agriculture (PA) has been slow. This study reviews the public data on farm level use of PA in crop production worldwide. It examines adoption estimates for PA…

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Farmer Perceptions of Precision Agriculture Technology Benefits

The objective of this research was to evaluate producers’ perspectives of four key precision agriculture technologies (variable rate fertilizer application, precision soil sampling, guidance and autosteer, and yield monitoring) in terms of the benefits they…

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Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture Crop Basis Tool

The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture Crop Basis Tool is an open-access web-based tool that provides grain industry participants with access to weekly historical and contemporaneous corn and soybean basis data for local market regions…

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REEU – Data Science for Agriculture – a funded summer for undergrads!

This USDA/NIFA funded summer experiential research program, hosted at Purdue University, is designed to equip participants with data science skills that complement their agricultural discipline knowledge. We will enable them to contribute to the rapidly…

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