Insights from big data are key to New Zealand farming keeping its global edge, writes Wayne McNee.
Big data. It's a term that gets thrown around a lot now days but it's one that is going to be critical to the future success of New Zealand farming.
Today in New Zealand we're now probably at "peak cow".
If dairy farming is going to continue to drive our economy in the way it has for decades (which it must) we're going to have to farm differently. We're going to have to farm smarter.