OscarTamerz: The variation of yield in a single field is fascinating. The next step would be to do soil sampling and see what was causing the variation. If John Deere had an automatic soil sampler to attach to the combine as it harvested and it said the difference correlated with fertilizer levels and/or herbicide levels and they used the maps to increase fertilization or herbicide in the areas that needed it automatically the following spring then that would be a good thing. There's no point in collecting the data and crunching the numbers if you can't do something helpful with the results. What well maintained Deere equipment looks like.[allthemanswers.com image 444x613]
Gyrfalcon: Because corporations having all your data is okay; but the government having all your data is bad somehow.I don't want ANYBODY having all my data, thanks.
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