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IoT for everyone – videos & tutorial

The M5 Stick and Stack provide a novice-friendly ESP32 sensor and control platform with WiFi capability.  These provide a great means for introducing the internet of things in a way that improves the understanding of…

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Census of Agriculture: New Online Data Resource Now Available

Author: Bo Beaulieu, Purdue Center for Regional Development The Purdue Center for Regional Development has released a new resource as part of its Rural Indiana Stats (RIS) website that can prove valuable to economic and…

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AgGateWay posts educational videos – Python, Blockchain, & Rural Networking

AgGateway is a global, non-profit organization whose members develop standards and other resources so that companies can rapidly access information. Their mission is to promote and enable the industry’s transition to digital agriculture and expand…

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Repository with Ag Data

PURR is the Purdue University Research Repository. PURR publishes and archives digital datasets from researchers across campus and welcomes all kinds of open data from images and videos to spreadsheets and source code. PURR has…

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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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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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The latest buzz around digital agriculture

Bee with RFID chip

Purdue researchers are using digital technology and sensors to track honey bees. Using RFID tags pasted on the backs of individual bees, and they pair that information with data gathered by customized digital thermometers. This…

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