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Creating Savvy Spreadsheets

Screenshot of a spreadsheet tool.

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Dennis Buckmaster, professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering at Purdue University, demonstrates how to use logical spreadsheeting to improve your Excel Spreadsheets and Google Sheets. Buckmaster walks…

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Hammer is to Nail as API is to Software

This image depicts what an API does.

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Andrew Balmos, data/software engineer at Purdue University, and Zach Mason, senior software engineer at Wabash Heartland Innovation Network, explain how APIs (Application Programming Interface) are around every…

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Making Sense of Your Sensors

Installing sensors in a tractor.

Did you know that calibrating your sensors can help ensure you are collecting the right data? In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Andrew Balmos, data/software engineer, and John Scott, digital agriculture extension coordinator,…

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Sensors: The Possibilities are Endless

Do you know the how you could use sensors on your farm or in your business? In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Gaganpreet Singh Hundal, a PhD candidate in computer and information technology…

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Easy, Spreadsheet-style Transfer Records and Inventory Tracking

It is common to move materials such as grains from one place to another (on the farm or leaving the farm).  While there may be official “trade tickets” involved, we thought a simple transfer event…

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Choose the Path of Least Resistance for Your Data

Do you know how to choose the right pathway to move the data you collect? In this presentation, Yang Wang, a PhD candidate in the Open Ag & Technology Systems (OATS) Center, reviews options around…

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Put Your Smartphone to Work

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Did you know if you have a smartphone, you have an IoT device? Learn how to use apps like Trello, Google Sheets, Google Maps and more to help manage your farm and agribusiness data. Dennis…

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Fall Webinar Series: Digging into the Data Pipeline

Experts in data science and digital agriculture at Purdue University presented a series of digital agriculture webinars from October to December 2020. From practical tips you can implement today to deeper dives into what drives…

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Lessons Learned from Technology Adoption: Moving into the Digital Age of Farming

As part of the Open Ag Technology and Systems Center outreach and education, a few faculty, staff, and students gave presentations to the AgGateway community.  AgGateway is a global, non-profit organization whose members develop standards…

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Heat Units: A Python Tutorial

As part of the Open Ag Technology and Systems Center outreach and education, a few faculty, staff, and students gave presentations to the AgGateway community.  AgGateway is a global, non-profit organization whose members develop standards…

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