Precision agriculture company from Canada, Farmers Edge, has appointed Kevin Grant as its Chief Technology Officer to tap into big data opportunities. Grant is a co-founder of Granduke Geomatics, a company Farmers Edge acquired earlier this year. Grant played a key role in the fusion of computer science and geographic technology at Granduke. Grant says he is thrilled to bring the incredible potential of Big Data and predictive analytics to farmers worldwide, because Big Data is a game changer in today’s business of agriculture. Farmers Edge President and CEO, Wade Barnes, agrees.