Tag: Robert Saik

Farmers Adopting Technology Rapidly To Remain Competitive

For many years people thought of farmers as being less intelligent than the general population. How many times did we see the picture of the farmer with the straw hat and dirty overalls, such poor fashion sense that he couldn’t be as intelligent as the more sophisticated urban folk. Today’s farmer is proving everyone wrong… Read more »

Saiks AgriTreks : Corn Harvest in Cruz Alta, Argentina

The corn crop in Argentina holds major influence over corn prices worldwide. Argentina is the fourth largest corn growing country worldwide. According to the USDA foreign agriculture service the projected crop for 2012-13 is projected to be 23.6 million metric tonnes. The 2011-12 crop was badly affected by drought conditions spread across a large corn… Read more »

The Importance of Data in Agriculture to Make Better Decisions – Rob Saik, Agri-Trend

Many people look at services like Google from just the front end which is search.  Google is really more about the back end application of data.  The search engine allows them to collect infinite bytes of data so that they can make advertising revenue from the searcher.  The better the data set that Google has… Read more »