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:
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.