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The 2017 Midwest Big Data Summer School for Early Career Researchers will be held from July 10-14, 2017 in Ames, Iowa. This summer school is designed as a one week, intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get them started in data-driven research. The school will include full day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

NAL PubAg search platform

PubAg - NAL's exciting new search and discovery system for agricultural publications - includes links to supporting datasets, including those cataloged in Ag Data Commons.

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The Farm 2 Fly Program, with their Feedstock Readiness Level Evaluations, is the newest program to join the Ag Data Commons. Read more about the program!

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The Ag Data Commons was one of the open data products announced by the US Department of Agriculture at the recent 2016 Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition summit.

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Ag Data Commons recently published its 200th dataset with many more in the pipeline. The repository/registry is becoming an important part of the agricultural/environmental information ecosystem. We now house open data for a number of recently published articles, for example: