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Digital Records for FSMA | a free toolkit for you

Dennis Buckmaster, Purdue Agricultural & Biological Engineering Amanda Deering, Purdue Food Science Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) necessitates some improved records of monitoring, cleaning, training, and inspections around your farm…


Data Driven Agriculture Webinar Series

During the Spring 2021 semester, Purdue Agriculture hosted a weekly webinar series featuring experts in data science and digital agriculture at Purdue University. Each Thursday from February through May, the Data Driven Agriculture webinars explored…


Using Big Data in Produce Safety

Amanda Deering, clinical associate professor in food science at Purdue, and Jennifer Crandall, CEO of Safe Food En Route, LLC, recently presented a webinar titled Data in Produce Safety. The seminar provides information on how…


Tools for Planting Season

There are many posts on a variety of topics related to digital agriculture on our Digital Ag Resources website! Specifically as we head into the spring planting season, we think these might be particularly useful…


Agricultural Apps Listing

By: John Scott, Digital Agriculture Extension Coordinator Mobile applications (apps) can be helpful in many different ways for your farm or agribusiness. From reporting markets to identifying pests, you could say there is an app…


Precision Soil Maps: Moving Beyond Soil Survey

Jason Ackerson, assistant professor of agronomy at Purdue University, presented the first in a 2021 weekly webinar series – Data Driven Agriculture – featuring experts in data science and digital agriculture. The Precision Soil Maps:…


Meet LoRa, Your New Best Friend

Installing sensors on tractors and grain carts allow producers to gather a myriad of data.

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, we’ll look at how IoT is changing the requirements on wireless networks and how LoRa (long range) can meet those needs – even on your farm. Learn how…


GROW Your Field Knowledge: Introducing a New App

Hand holding phone with app

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Andrew Balmos, a data/software engineer at Purdue University introduces a new web-based tool created by the team at the OATS Center that uses open source data to track…


Extend the Power of Your Spreadsheets

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Dennis Buckmaster, professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University walks through different Excel features that can help you extend the power of your spreadsheets. Some of…