Newly released survey data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that, nationwide, two-thirds of farmers use or own a computer. 

The same study found that 82 percent of farms have internet access of some kind, and farmers are increasingly conducting business online. 

Since 2019, the portion of farmers using the internet to purchase agricultural inputs like seed, fertilizer and other supplies increased by 5%. 

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