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The latest news and insight across global agriculture.

Proagrica unites to unlock agriculture market potential

Proagrica unites to unlock agriculture market potential   Proagrica, the world-leading provider of independent connectivity and data-driven decision support solutions for the agriculture industry, today announced that it will be bringing together its F4F, DBT and SST...

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Proagrica announces acquisition of SST Software

Proagrica announces definitive agreement to acquire US farm solutions company SST Software   Proagrica, part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers, announced today that it has entered into a...

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Data platform set to revolutionize agri-food supply chain

Data platform set to revolutionize agri-food supply chain   Leading data insight company Proagrica has launched the roll-out to the agri-food supply chain of Agility, the revolutionary data platform which collects, integrates, cleans and delivers accurate and timely...

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How technology could help tackle Brexit

How technology could help tackle Brexit   Much speculation has circulated about what Brexit will mean for farming, whether this is stricter labour rules, smaller subsidies or restricted exports. But in reality, nobody yet knows what is going to happen. So, is there...

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Big data recommendations and insights

Big data recommendations and insights   As Marr (2015)1 points out, the real value associated with big data is not in the vast volumes available but what can now be done with it. He also discusses the danger of being bamboozled by the proliferation of technology and...

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Developments in precision agriculture in the next 5 years

Developments in precision agriculture in the next five years   The introduction of precision farming is often referred to as an agricultural revolution. It has unquestionably helped change the way farmers and growers view the process of food production, focusing on...

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The evolution of data in livestock farming

The evolution of data in livestock farming   Harnessing the power of data is being hailed as the next major step for livestock farmers who are striving to make their businesses more competitive.In the face of rising input costs and volatile markets, finding ways to...

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Breakthrough technology and the supply chain

Breakthrough technology and the supply chain   Agriculture is an industry that’s been subject to technological revolution. Set against a backdrop of feeding a world population of nine billion by 2050 and food producers now competing on a global stage, farming smart...

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How big data will change agriculture

How big data will change agriculture   In recent years, big data has become prominent across a variety of economic sectors and is now being increasingly applied to agriculture.Russo (2013)1, states that big data refers to the “generation of enormous amounts of data...

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