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Archive for October 31st, 2014

How big data is helping farmers save millions

The predictive abilities of big data is being used to improve farming outcomes Data scientists studying crop growth and weather patterns in Colombia have advised rice farmers not to plant crops, saving them millions of dollars. The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the Colombian Rice Growers Federation have developed a computer model that […]

October 31st, 2014
Topic: DATA & INFORMATION, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS Tags: , , , , ,