Data for Agriculture
Farms have always used data
From a meeting at WSU Prosser: sometimes the best data comes in a notebook.
Government has always provided data
Agricultural extension service, etc.
- Crops and land use
- Water rights
Crops and land use
From Geo.wa.gov, the state's geospatial portal
From historical comparisons to climate forecasts
Bore holes and subsurface science from DNR
One of the more popular state open data offerings - water rights applications map.
Multi-state wildfire incident map from Inciweb
But today the farm's data is local
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- Field-specific yield numbers
- Drone aerial imagery
- Data Management services
Instrumentation for the Farm
From Eltopia.com, a Grant county ISP that turned into a technology incubator
“Humanity must now produce more food in the next four decades
than we have in the last 8,000 years of agriculture combined. And we
must do so sustainably.” (World Wildlife Fund)
Aerial imagery by drone
Some co-ops and many farms are now flying their own aerial imagery with thermal capacity. This means gigabytes of data for each flight
Data management for farms
from a meeting with Vantage PNW in March 2018 local Lincon County companies developing data services for the farm.
"It's not so much the equipment, it's the data that comes from it to the office"