How Blockchain will Transform the Agriculture Industry's columnist Jamie Redman looks at the transformative potential of blockchain in this snapshot of blockchain in agriculture. To an industry which employs 40% of the global workforce, the potential benefits to be gained by employing blockchain technologies across agribusinesses are enormous.

The article references AgriDigital and Emma and Sarah's guest commentary on blockchain and Agriculture released in AgFunder News last year. Reinforcing sentiments in the article, Jamie outlines how practical applications of distributed ledger technology such as by AgriDigital provide secure and transparent provenance, finance and pricing options for farming businesses and consumers. 

Other applications of blockchain technologies see start ups tracking food throughout the supply chain, and through smart farming technologies to produce trusted and secure weather data and GPS positioning.

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