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Big Data and Water Resource Management

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Our June edition of The Current Webinar Series will overview a range of different types of big data and how these data-sets are being used in water resource programming and research. Speakers will discuss how different public data-sets can be leveraged to answer pressing...

Teaching Agriculture Technology: Educational Resources for Extension Professionals

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Monica Jean, Valerie Clingerman, John Schoenhals, Eric Anderson, Chris Long

Precision agriculture is not a new concept, but as advances in technology make it more widely available—and as farm profits continue to tighten—interest among farmers are increasing. What technologies are available, how useful are they, what is the return on investment, and...

Open Data and CGIAR’s Big Data Platform

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST

Open data is increasingly becoming a priority and requirement from funders like Gates Foundation, NIH, NSF and other federal agencies. Some universities have created systems for compliance such as maintaining repositories under the direction of the university libraries while...

Legal Issues With Data (Big and Small)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

With the explosion of “Big Data” has come a lot of speculation about the benefits of new data tools, along with a lot of concerns. This webinar will work to separate some fact from fiction by starting with an explanation of just exactly what “Big Data” means, and the legal...

Legal Issues Related to Ag Data

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ashley Newhall, Shannon Ferrell

Agricultural producers are seeing an explosion in the opportunities to utilize agricultural data in their operations. On May 23 at 12pm EST, the University of Maryland, Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, and Texas A&M University will host a webinar...

Developing Issues in Agriculture: Economic Issues Related to Big Data in Agriculture

Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST

Big data has become a buzzword in agriculture. Big data is seen to have a role in potentially increasing food production and working to make agriculture more environmentally sustainable. As more and more opportunities develop that allow farmers to utilize data...

Big Data and Agriculture

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Please join us for a seminar with Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, the Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on Monday, September 21st at 2:30 p.m. held concurrently via Adobe Connect and in 101 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building (ASI), University Park...

Learn How You Can Harness The Power of Big Data

Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

It’s obvious that big data is big news these days. But do you ever feel like you’re not quite sure what big data can do? Why you should be learning about it? What the best practices in using it are? What *is* big data, even — and how is it really going to help you?Webinar...