Farmers Press Agribusiness Giants for Data Security

Growers and ranchers don’t want to give up control of their information

Don Villwock, a corn, wheat, and soybean grower in Indiana, stores farm records going back three decades on a computer that has no Internet connection. He’s not a Luddite: Villwock worries that his sales and crop yield data might fall into the wrong hands and compromise his business. In this age of Big Data and massive customer information security breaches, that’s not a casual concern.

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