Water quantity and quality issues threaten to hamper agriculture on a wider scale in the not-too-distant future. Technology breakthroughs and improved practices are providing potential solutions.
The year is 2063, and we’re following young John Lightbar, who’s fresh out of graduate school with a degree in “Precision Agriculture.” John recently accepted a job with a family-run, full-service retailer. John landed at the Des Moines, IA, airport, and while taxiing he alerted the vehicle dispatch system of his arrival by providing membership
Emerging technology is arguably one of the most significant issues ahead for ag retailers. It is in that spirit that I present my top five technology trends, picked out as being the most important from the perspective of an information technology company. 1. Education. The first and probably the most important topic is education. With
Data are the foundation for decisionmaking in any enterprise but the complexity of their realization and their importance as a “currency” in the flow of information are overlooked by many practitioners. The concept of data as currency is intriguing because it embodies the exchange of something that has value and ownership. Before delving into the