24 March, 2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rising in prominence with the proliferation of chatbots, virtual assistants and other conversational tools that companies are using to improve customer…
20 March, 2017
The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. China and India, the two largest countries in the world, have populations totaling…
24 March, 2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rising in prominence with the proliferation of chatbots, virtual assistants and other conversational tools that companies are using to improve customer service, productivity and operational efficiency. But AI is also helping to automate and streamline tasks in data-intensive industries traditionally ruled by rigorous science and…
20 March, 2017
The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. China and India, the two largest countries in the world, have populations totaling around one billion. In four years, by 2022, India is predicted to have the largest population in the world, surpassing China.
This means we need…
30 April, 2015
In early 2011, while snowmobiling in Michigan’s upper peninsula, Craig Rupp suggested to his old friend and fellow engineer Corbett Kull that they do something high-tech in agriculture. “Agriculture?” recalls Kull, who has known Rupp since the early 1990s, when they worked together on Motorola’s Iridium satellite…
Publication: Chicago Business
26 January, 2015
So I am going to highlight that how Bigdata and its allied analytics will help in agricultural growth for these type of countries
Why this motivation?
I am seeing huge potential for farmers to dictate the sale of their data to large agricultural companies (for statement and research purpose). But…
Publication: Data Science Central
1 December, 2014
The next generation of farmers is optimistic about the future of agriculture and sees big data as a vital part of that future. Zach and Cole Bailey, Bailey Family Farm, Iola, IL are brothers who have taken over the family farm started in the 60s by their grandfather. They currently…
Publication: Hoosier AG Today
20 November, 2014
Steve Cubbage remembers coming back to work on the farm after graduating from the University of Missouri in 1995.
“Of course, being new back to the farm, you have new ideas,” Cubbage says.
He was interested in technology and intrigued by the potential of precision agriculture. He began by “dabbling…
Publication: Iowa Farmer Today
18 November, 2014
With a population set to hit 9 billion human beings by 2050, the world needs to grow more food —without cutting down forests and jungles, which are the climate’s huge lungs.
The solution, according to one soil management scientist, is Big Data.
Kenneth Cassman, an agronomist at the University…
Publication: NBC News
19 May, 2014
As a consumer, you may already be wary of the Big Data buzz. And with good reason – private companies are collecting a disconcerting amount of information on their customers. (Your utility company can tell when you get home from work, when you go to bed and when you wake up…
10 April, 2014
A Mankato, Minn.-based company called Farm Intelligence is helping farmers get a sense of what’s happening in their fields so they can act fast to maximize yields. It’s already managing a million acres and nearly a petabyte of data, but it expects to amass much more…
31 March, 2014
I’m not sure what prompted the deluge of big data stories this week and last, but it looked as if someone from every major industry was looking at the impact of being able to glean data from multiple data sources, structured and unstructured, from health care to agriculture and…