05.22.18 | Episode 564 Segment 3 – Ag in Illinois

05.22.18 | Episode 564 Segment 3 – Ag in Illinois2018-05-24T08:40:57+00:00

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Ag in Illinois

Peggy talks with John Pletz, senior reporter, Crain’s Chicago Business, who says agriculture in Illinois is going more high-tech—from the startups to the big players. He explains that it is undergoing quite a transformation and identifies some of the key players in agriculture, talking about sensors and the IoT (Internet of Things) on farming equipment. He adds that agriculture is a huge part of research at universities in the Midwest.