Precision Farming: How Big [Data] Can You Grow Your Garden?

Radiocasts | March 31, 2015 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: E-I-E-I-Uh-Oh.

World population is expected to reach 9 billion in 2050. Perhaps even more urgent than providing clean water, sustainable energy and accessible healthcare is the global challenge of sustainably feeding all these mouths.

How to do it?

This calls for an independent, big data-enabled, trusted, secure platform that simplifies collaboration among farmers, seed producers, crop protection chemical and fertilizer suppliers, equipment manufacturers, commodity traders and data brokers – enabling them all to focus on driving improved yields.

The experts speak.

Steve Pitstick, Pitstick Farms: “All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.” (Victor Hugo)

Nick Evans, First4Farming: “You can teach a turkey to climb a tree but it is easier to hire a squirrel.” (Lyle M. Spencer)

Lauren McCallum, SAP: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” (Arthur C. Clark)

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