Does Big Data mean bigger farms or surviving thin margins?

With 20,000 acres, Indiana farmer Kip Tom “harvests the staples of modern agriculture: seed corn, feed corn, soybeans and data,” says the New York Times. “I’m hooked on a drug of information and data,” Tom tells the newspaper, which looks at the marriage of data sensors, GPS tracking and variable-rate applicators. The expensive technology is easier… » Read More

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