USDA and Agriculture Data: Improving Productivity while Protecting Data
Posted: 12 Oct 2018
Date Written: July 1, 2018
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
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