Maria Altman http://peoriapublicradio.org en More Illinois Farmers Are Embracing High Tech Ag ― But Is 'Big Data' Too Much Like 'Big Brother?' http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/more-illinois-farmers-are-embracing-high-tech-ag-big-data-too-much-big-brother Farmers have been collecting data about their farms for decades.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="A farmer uses Monsanto&#039;s FieldScripts program to plant his field." data-attribution="Credit Via Monsanto" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/EQUIPMENT_Monitors_Farmer_in_Cab_LR.jpg" alt="" /><p>Now all those data are going high tech. Wed, 07 May 2014 04:05:28 +0000 Maria Altman 22919 at http://peoriapublicradio.org More Illinois Farmers Are Embracing High Tech Ag ― But Is 'Big Data' Too Much Like 'Big Brother?'