Monday, March 7, 2016

American Farm Bureau Federation joins initiative to give farmers control of data they collect

American Farm Bureau Federation joins initiative to give farmers control of data they collect AFBF Press Release The American Farm Bureau Federation and a host of other agricultural groups today revealed a ground-breaking data repository that supporters say will give farmers ultimate control over the ever-increasing business data gathered and transmitted by high-tech farm machinery. Tractors, tilling equipment, planters, sprayers, harvesters and agricultural drones are increasingly connected to the Internet. Even so, farmers don't always have the ability to precisely control where that data goes, nor transfer it from one data processor to another. The newly formed Agricultural Data Coalition will empower farmers to better control, manage and maximize the value of the data they collect every day in the fields. More here

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