WHAT IS DIGITAL AGRICULTURE?

It’s the use of digital devices to gather, process and analyze spatial (object) or temporal (time) data. This data can then guide targeted actions to improve agricultural efficiency, productivity and sustainability.

Digital devices put data from our fields and facilities at our fingertips. Only by harnessing data’s power — and training others to do the same — can it create a sustainable agricultural future. At Purdue University, digital agriculture and data science leverages increasingly innovative technology with our world-renowned know-how to improve agricultural efficiency, productivity and sustainability.

PEOPLE RESOURCES Education

Contact

Dennis Buckmaster
Dean's Fellow for Digital Agriculture
Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
digitalag@purdue.edu

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Fall 2022 Data-Driven Seminar Series

Purdue College of Agriculture presents a seminar series featuring experts in data science, digital agriculture and digital forestry during the Fall 2022 semester

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Open Ag Technologies and Systems Group (OATS)

The OATS Center is bringing an open source culture to agriculture and believes data exchange among systems, people and projects is key for agricultural sustainability.

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Purdue Extension and Purdue Agriculture are leading Indiana’s way in technology outreach through the agricultural use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

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