USDA and Agriculture Data: Improving Productivity while Protecting Data

Posted: 12 Oct 2018

Date Written: July 1, 2018

Abstract

In this paper, Laurie Ristino and Todd Janzen explain why government needs to harness the power of "big data" in agriculture in order to secure a food secure future and how this can be done in a way that protects privacy, a recurrent issue in farm policy.

Keywords: food security, farm bill, big data, conservation, climate change

JEL Classification: K32, Q18, Q13

Suggested Citation

Ristino, Laurie, USDA and Agriculture Data: Improving Productivity while Protecting Data (July 1, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3253332

Laurie Ristino (Contact Author)

The Johns Hopkins University ( email )

Baltimore, MD 20036-1984
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://advanced.jhu.edu/about-us/faculty/laurie-ristino/

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