Data-driven agriculture poised to transform farm productivity

THE application of data science in farming is poised to help the local agriculture improve yield potential of crops and help farmers make better on-farm management decisions. This was shared by Hazel Bograd, Monsanto Data Science and Analytics Manager for Asia Pacific at a recent roundtable discussion held at Makati City. “Farmers around the globe are being asked to do more to keep up with the growing demands and manage key challenges that prevent food from making it to tables. Among a broad range of solutions, advanced plant breeding techniques and the application of data science are key elements working together to contribute to a food-secure future,” Bograd said.According to Bograd, interconnected challenges of rising population, increasing food consumption and depleting finite natural resources, such as water and land, both…


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