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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The Power of Collaboration in Ag Data

ApRecs and G.S. Long has caused quite a stir with our recent collaboration, A Simpler Way To Bring Your G.S. Long RECs to ApRecs. In the past, we may have viewed each other as competitors vying for the same customer with similar products. Through a recent collaborative effort we have integrated their technologies so that the customer, […]

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ApRecs announces participation in the Northwest Food Processors Expo

ApRecs, a cloud-based provider of Food Safety Market Awareness and Compliance Software, will be displaying the latest advancements in record keeping as it applies to Vine, Fruit and Specialty Crop Growers. At the Northwest Food Processors Expo and Conference, ApRecs will be introducing the 2015 market versions for the Packer – Shipper – Processor Modules […]

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Interview with Aaron Ault of the Open Ag Data Alliance

Open Ag Data Alliance is enabling interoperability through secure, public API’s for transferring and using data. Farmers will be free to choose cloud providers they trust while retaining control over who can use their data. The OADA community is building a set of open API’s for securely using data with the cloud. Anyone can use […]

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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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