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Syngenta Crop Challenge to test and award analytical skills

Syngenta Crop Challenge to test and award analytical skills

Source: Syngenta

The 2019 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics, brought to you by the Analytics Society of INFORMS, is now open. By accepting the crop challenge, you and your team will demonstrate how data can be used to feed the future world for a chance to share in prize money of $5,000 for first place, $2,500 for second place and $1,000 for third place. This year’s problem addresses the tolerance of various corn hybrids to stresses that might be encountered during the growing season. Visit the competition website to sign up. For more information and to download the submission template, click “Learn More.” For answers to questions, fill in the email template under “Contact.”

Submissions are due Jan. 18, 2019. Finalists will be announced in March and will present their work during the INFORMS Business Analytics Conference April 14-16, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Winners will be announced near the end of the conference.

 

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