Conservis - Simply by Listening

In 2009, one of the future founders of Conservis had just finished speaking at an ag conference when a group of farmers approached his table. They were having a heck of a time with harvest and were beyond frustrated. There were multiple trucks in multiple fields running to multiple destinations. Spreadsheets, hand-written records and receipts were piling up. Trying to manage it all—from scheduling to tracking yields to reconciling payments—was out of control. Real money was blowing away in the wind. That’s how Conservis got its start one decade ago: simply by listening.

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Mark Sullivan
Ag Data Transparent Releases Model Ag Data Use Agreement

ADT’s Model Ag Data Use Agreement is based on the company’s 13 Core Principles which ensure privacy and security for ag data. The Model Agreement addresses farmers’ data security concerns at all stages of the data cycle: starting with origination, covering storage and usage, and concluding with termination of a contract.

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Mark Sullivan
Beck's looking out for customers with ADT Certification

Everyone has different reason for becoming Ag Data Transparent (ADT) certified. For some, that reason is necessity. Newer companies often require backing by an organization like ADT to gain customers’ trust. Other businesses, like Beck’s, already have long-established relationships with their customers. Their reason for getting ADT certified? It’s best practice.

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Mark Sullivan
Ontario Farmer: Always Read the Data Contract

Farmers are increasingly trying to improve productivity and profitability with farm management software systems. Those systems generate vast quantities of data about the farms on which they’re used, however, who owns and has rights to that data is unclear.

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Todd Janzen
Farmer's Business Network Certifies as Ag Data Transparent

Farmer’s Business Network, Inc.,the rapidly growing independent farmer-to-farmer network, recently completed ADT third-party certification affirming that their analytic offerings are private and secure. Farmer’s Business Network, Inc.,which now represents over 23 millions acres of farmer members in the US and Canada, joins the ranks of companies such as John Deere, Growmark and Beck’s as a certified in their data transparency to growers. 

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Todd Janzen