Market Watch June 18, 2018
Joseph Byrum is chief data scientist at Principal Financial Group, an investment management group based in Des Moines, Iowa. Byrum joined Principal after 11 years at Syngenta, most recently in a senior global product development, innovation, and delivery role.
Market Watch November 7, 2016
By Dr. Joseph Byrum|November 7, 2016
No one can know what the conditions will be for the next growing season. Is it possible for a grower to act with precision even when the most important factors are inherently unpredictable? This is not unlike the dilemma faced...
Market Watch September 20, 2016
By Dr. Joseph Byrum|September 20, 2016
Precision ag can play a key role in reducing agriculture’s impact on greenhouse gases by limiting the nitrogen rate.
Market Watch September 2, 2016
By Dr. Joseph Byrum|September 2, 2016
Scientists can be forgiven for thinking that when they come up with optimized methods for accomplishing some task, end-users will jump at the chance to implement the new ideas simply because they are better. If only it were that...