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Why collaboration between ag equipment and tech companies is a good thing for the environment | Environmental Defense Fund

curated by | July 13, 2016

“In order for the agriculture sector to deliver on the growing demand for sustainable grain and participate in emerging carbon markets, growers need a way to demonstrate that their management practices are benefiting the environment.”

John Payne’s insight:
This may be a case where getting information into the machine arrives sooner than technologies for acting upon that information at an appropriate scale. In agriculture, the piece of the puzzle which is latest to arrive may well prove to be actuation — the capability to manipulate large numbers of plants at a fine level of detail quickly enough to be useful.

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