Big data may offer tremendous opportunities to improve agricultural productivity and efficiency, but gaps clearly remain between farmers, the government, and ag technology providers on privacy, usability, and more.

The issues emerged Friday at the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau’s annual meeting, during a panel discussion between Tom Worth of the USDA’s Risk Management Agency, Bev Paul of the American Soybean Association and Deb Casurella of MyAgData. CIRB’s Tara Smith moderated the session.

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