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Photos: How big data is changing the modern farm

The Jones family farm

Farmers are rapidly adopting high-tech equipment, cloud services, and data analytics to increase cop yields. TechRepublic visited a large farm operation in Indiana to see the tech in action.

The Jones family, who owns a farm in Palmyra, Indiana, is one of the leaders in the area for precision agriculture. Robert Jones said he wants to be proactive, rather than reactive, with this movement.

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By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.