Data Collection and Ownership in the Digital Ag Era

Maria Bampasidou and Thanos Gentimis, LSU AgCenter

Every year new technologies introduced in agriculture promise to assist in day-to-day farm operations. Farmers now have access to all kinds of sensors, drones and smart apps for digital devices as well as management software that allows them to monitor the whole farming cycle. One could say that we are in the digital agriculture era, the smart farm era or the era of big data.