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WHIN-Purdue Agriculture: December 2020 Overview and Updates

The Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN) project, funded by the Lilly Endowment, started in 2018. It is a collaborative work in which the WHIN organization, Purdue University, and Ivy Tech Community College are developing, deploying,…

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Purdue Crop Planning Tool

D. Buckmaster, Purdue ABE There is a myriad of ways to plan for a season’s crops and some of them facilitate data analysis. Some are free, some work with other systems (are interoperable), some are…

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Excel workshop – hone your skills

Even if you have been an Excel user for years, there are likely features or approaches that could make you excel at Excel even more. This workshop video was prepared for AgGateway’s fall 2020 conference…

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Dig into Data within Your Spreadsheets

In this Digging into the Data Pipeline presentation, Dennis Buckmaster, professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University takes a deeper dive into how to manipulate data within a spreadsheet, including using pivot tables, filters…

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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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