Tag: crops

Big data in agriculture (DDW2.1)

(This article was first published on Cartesian Faith ยป R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) The Data-Driven Weekly is kicking off 2016 by exploring how big data and analytics is powering data-driven business in different industries. First off is the

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New routes open up data for Jamaican farmers

New routes open up data for Jamaican farmers By Imogen Mathers If you are unable to listen to this audio, please update your browser or click here to download[11.3 MB] Farming is a sector where access to information has the

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Bees and biodiversity

In the past decade, there has been growing concern over the numbers of bees buzzing around our countryside. Bees are one of the major groups of insects responsible for carrying pollen from one plant to another to ensure the growth

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