A Door To Beat Down

…the best, shortest assessment of the near term future of Ag I’ve ever heard. This past week we received a request for a copy of this video; John Cornell a Tree Fruit Grower near Yakima, WA said “I’d still like one, as that was the best, shortest assessment of the near term future of Ag […]

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Open Data + Agriculture

(Excerpt from a Guest post by Laura Husak reflecting on the Data+Agriculture session (originally posted on Open Data Conference 2015)) Responsible, efficient and transparent open data is an incredible lever for agriculture, but careful attention will be needed to bring the benefits to smallholder farmers. With the movement for open data gaining momentum across sectors, the […]

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Agriculture Data Information Is In Its Infancy; Is It Safe?

The question is not will my data be safe tomorrow, rather it’s is it safe today? When considering “the cloud”, sharing and reporting information and using electronic data systems for farming operations this is where the conversation begins. If you Google “Information Security” you’ll find political, social, technological and ideological discussions opinions and solutions; but […]

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The Importance of Standard Work

Lean technology has now evolved from the manufacturing floor to many other in industries. One of the most recent industries is agriculture. Agriculture is a process industry and Lean is particularly well suited to processes. It is a process. The first in roads of Lean occurred in the process side and now extended into the […]

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