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Benefits of data standardization in the agricultural supply chain

What are the benefits of data standardization across the agricultural supply chain? The use of data – and thus data standardization – is one of the leading drivers of change in the agriculture industry. Data in the 21st Century is already becoming the world’s most valuable resource, comparable to oil in the 20th Century, according […]

Unlocking the value from your sales data

Data is critical for any sales organization. From determining the size of the potential market for your product or service, to identifying who are, or should be, your best customers, good, accurate sales data is critical. Without reliable sales data, your marketing team may be focused on the wrong sectors, your sales teams spending too […]

Rebates: we need better management

What if there was a better system for managing rebates in the animal health sector? A solution that not only integrates real-time data but …

How insight drives profitability

Acquiring data is important but using that data to drive business outcomes is what generates measurable value. Data insight can be used to drive greater profitability using smart …

Rethinking Procurement

Procurement relies on both parties – a retailer or distributor and their suppliers – operating along a set of mutually understood terms and criteria. Without the insight offered by data …

What is Agriculture 4.0?

Agriculture 4.0 is a term for the next big trends facing the industry, including a greater focus on precision agriculture, the internet of things (IoT) and the use of big data …

What is precision agriculture?

What is “precision agriculture” and why is it important?  Precision agriculture is a collective term for advancements in technology that enhance farm production by utilizing …

Lindsay Suddon on: The Supply Network

The following is an excerpt from Lindsay Suddon, Chief Strategy Officer at Proagrica, on the potential for data connectivity and insight to drive more value across the …

360° visibility in practice

360° connectivity can bring complete transformation to businesses across the agriculture supply chain. For example, take a retailer customer, specifically a grower: the grower’s agronomist has stated there’s a …

5 steps to effective data integration in animal health

Successful data and analytics implementation begins by asking the right questions. By considering the right areas in your business – and how they align with the overall strategy – it’s possible to significantly drive business …

Uncertainty in preparing for the future

In 2018, Proagrica surveyed the US ag retailer community, reaching out to over 5,000 businesses in the sector, to better understand key issues affecting profitability, growth, and the extent to which data and …

Unlocking the full potential of precision agriculture

Is your business ready? Goldman Sachs, in their report on the rise of precision agriculture, project that this technology will occupy 4.5% of the global market by 2020 – roughly double its proportion just five years ago.

Greater insight through data collection

Most agribusinesses are already data rich, whether data is collected passively or with a more dedicated goal in mind. However, without a clear vision guided by valuable insights provided by that data, agribusinesses are failing to …

Top data trends for Agribusiness in 2019

As another year passes, business leaders are wise to examine their current operations and consider their position in the marketplace. 2019 will undoubtedly see further emergence of new data technologies.