Data sharing, privacy pose challenges

Data sharing, privacy pose challenges

Farmers and researchers alike face a steep hurdle in finding ways to aggregate and share the agronomic value of their data while preserving its privacy and economic value, experts said last week at a Midwest Big Data Hub meeting hosted by Iowa State University.

"Farmers are very sensitive in terms of the data they share and how that’s leveraged," said Michael Bennett, data strategy lead for The Climate Corporation. "We’re actually learning from...

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