Open Ag Data Alliance’s Goals

April 17, 2014 10:31 AM

The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Top Producer. It corresponds with the article "Push for Data Standards." You can find the article in Farm Journal's Late Spring 2014 issue.


Learn more about the Open Ag Data Alliance Principles


The Move to Avoid Dueling or Duplicate Data Standards
March 17, 2014
By: Ben Potter, Farm Journal Technology Editor
Earlier this week, the agricultural industry saw the launch of the Open Ag Data Alliance (OADA), an open standards software project created to ensure farmers have full data access, security and privacy. Read more about this announcement here.

Is a New Era of Data Compatibility, Security on the Horizon?
March 13, 2014
By: Ben Potter, Farm Journal Technology Editor
Aaron Ault, a senior research engineer for the Open Ag Technology Group at Purdue University who also farms, says he shares two common frustrations when handling his operation’s field and yield data – compatibility and security.

Privacy Matters
March 8, 2014
By: Ben Potter, Farm Journal Technology Editor
Ask any farmer about who owns their farm data, and the response is often immediate, if not laughable.





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