Simple Data Transfer

Farming is a data rich environment. Agribusiness services and industry bodies see huge potential for improving their product offering and adding value to farmers, but they need to be able to:

  • source good quality farm data
  • from multiple parties
  • with a farmer’s permission
  • within a secure technical and legal framework
  • at minimal cost

Data Linker is the industry solution that will get data moving across the primary sector. It delivers:


Technical protocols to allow farmers to authorise data sharing (using modern industry-standard approaches)


Schemas that define a related set of data and which can be implemented by all organisations wanting to share that set of data to avoid having many different one to one connections for the same sort of data


Simplified, automated licence negotiation so that organisations providing data can select the terms under which it is provided (for instance, avoid re-publishing), and organisations consuming data can select what licences they will accept and only receive data where they match


A common meta-data repository that allows data consumers to discover which providers are making data sets available