Big Data: How to use it for farm decision-making

Smith, Ron
December 2015
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;12/1/2015, p2
The article discusses the message of SST Technology, agricultural management solutions provider, chief executive officer (CEO) Matt Waits, regarding the use of big data to improve farm production and productivity at the 2015 Oklahoma State University Rural Economic Outlook Conference in Stillwater.


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