FJ Pulse: Less Than 20% Of Farmers Confident In Their Data Security

12:26PM Mar 09, 2020
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Spring field work has already started for 2020, and as-applied maps for fertilizer and seed are being generated with every pass. So how confident are farmers that their on-farm data is secure? 

According to a March 6 Farm Journal Pulse, 53% of farmers are not confident that their on-farm data is secure. 
The text-based poll asked: “How confident are you in the security of your on-farm data?” And 643 farmers from across the country answered as follows: 

FJ March 5 Pulse

Click here for the map of responses.

These results come less than a month after Climate Corporation terminated its data connectivity partnership with agtech startup Tillable. While both companies say no farmer data was ever shared between the two companies, a flurry of online discussions, jumps to conclusions, and assumptions led to the termination. 

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