The Reality of Ag Data Ownership

January 19, 2016 01:18 PM

Owning ag data is different than owning other property, according to attorney Todd Janzen, founder of Janzen Agricultural Law.

Farmers say they own their own data. Ag tech companies and other industry stakeholders often agree. But…

“But the reality is that ‘ownership’ is a legal principle that must be recognized by courts or a law, and that has not yet happened in the United States for ag data,” he says.

Janzen explains the three types of ownership and what it means for ag data in his ag law blog. Click here to learn more.

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