Items Tagged with 'American Farm Bureau Federation'


Data Coalition, Growers Join to Launch National Ag Data Cooperative

A cooperative of growers and an agricultural data non-profit have agreed to combine their technology platforms and create a vital resource for data-driven agriculture – a neutral, secure and private data storage repository controlled by growers. The combined platforms will be known as AgXchange and will be an independent data repository commercially available through the Growers Ag Data Cooperative (GADC) where producers can control, store, view and share their farm data assets.
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Farm Bureau Survey: Farmers Want to Control Their Own Data

Farmers and ranchers want to control the information their equipment collects every time it passes through a field, a survey released today by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows. Farmers also believe that creating a cooperative-style central repository for their data is the best way to enhance its security and maximize its value.
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Todd Janzen
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Does Your Co-Op Own Your Farm Data?

Todd Janzen, attorney at Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP in Indianapolis, grew up on a Kansas grain and livestock farm and now practices law in the at the intersection of ag and technology. In this guest post, Todd addresses the question "Does Your Co-Op Own Your Farm Data?"
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Jack Zemlicka
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Being the Data Security Blanket for Customers

Talking with farmers, there seems to be a distinct divide between those who are embracing the big data revolution and those who are skeptical of it. One farmer colorfully likened the risk of independent companies or government agencies accessing his data without permission as “a sign of the apocalypse.”
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