Not Your Father’s Farmer

The more I learn about modern-day farming, the more impressed I am with the business of farming. Like other businesses, farming is becoming more productive and efficient through technology.

Consider this picture: A small business owner attends a seminar put on by experts. At the seminar, the business owner learns about computer databases, PDAs to gather information in the field, and RFID to track inventory.

Now, you might have thought the business owner is in retail or manufacturing. But — no — the business is a cattle farm.

Over at the RFID Weblog I’ve posted a short article illustrating some of the technology and business considerations that small farmers today have to deal with. I had no idea….

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Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.

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