How 'Big Data' Is Revolutionizing The Farming Industry

May 19, 2016

Through the centuries, technological advancements, from the tractor to developments in crop chemicals, have revolutionized the way we farm. Now, something new is disrupting the farming industry — and that’s big data. We take a look the new normal in one of America's oldest industries.


  • Ron LeMay is the CEO of  FarmLink, a Kansas City agriculture startup that’s seen exponential growth in the last couple years.
  • KCUR’s Peggy Lowe is the investigative reporter for for Harvest Public Media.
  • Darcy Howe heads up the KC Rise Fund, which is looking to invest in KC companies and increase this region’s economic competitiveness in this area.