Shoebox Satellites and Pocket Computers: The Future of the Farm
Episode 2: “The Digital Revolution.” You’ve heard of it. Everyone has, perhaps so many times that the words have lost their meaning. But the advent and explosion of the Internet—and the way it has transformed the way we live, work, and even eat—is no less remarkable.
“With the technology that's available today, [the farmer] can know exactly where that seed went, how deep it was planted into the soil, and every seed is essentially tagged with a geo-location stamp. And so, that stamp is then collected, every seed, one at a time, and it turns into a map. It's incredible the amount of data that is being organized.”