Analytics August 2, 2018
Michael R. Collins is a system engineer and knowledge scientist and was strategic architect for Bayer CropScience on its digital farming platform. He is president, founder, and architect of Advantage Development, Inc., in Westlake, OH. He can be reached at [email protected].
Analytics July 24, 2018
By Michael R. Collins|July 24, 2018
The agricultural community has spent several years synthesizing an operational description for digital farming. In several cases, there have also been solutions put forth all claiming to be digital farming, but now, more than ever, there is as much...
Analytics May 15, 2018
By Michael R. Collins|May 15, 2018
In previous articles, I tried to lay out some logical components and processes that enable digital farming to get inside of the decision loop and provide decision quality outcomes. It is no surprise that digital farming is taking a...
Digital Farming April 27, 2018
By Michael R. Collins|April 27, 2018
I was recently asked, “Where is imagery in digital farming?” Imagery, especially from satellites and increasingly from drones, is often proposed or inferred as the core functionality of digital farming. Why else would almost every digital farming discussion center...
Analytics April 13, 2018
By Michael R. Collins|April 13, 2018
Digital farming is the new technology genie – a genie that is now out of the bottle and cannot be put back. It is the overarching concept that embraces the precision afforded by global positioning, integrates the resolution and...