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    60% of Farmers Report Lack of High-speed Internet Impacting Their Business

    A new study commissioned by the United Soybean Board (USB) reveals the lack of access to broadband in rural areas takes a […]

    October 10, 2019
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    USDA Invests $152 Million to Improve Broadband Service in 14 States

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $152 million […]

    October 9, 2019
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    Digital Network Established for Carbon Payments to Farmers

    Farmers who want to be paid for sequestering carbon now have a company that can connect them to carbon buyers. Nori is a […]

    October 4, 2019
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    Interest in Drones Growing Among Cattle Producers

    Technology in agriculture is moving at the speed of light — or at least at the speed of flight — and livestock […]

    August 20, 2019
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    Creating an Automated Infrastructure on Your Farm

    Silos are more than just a place to store grain on Paulman Farms. They also represent isolated pockets of yield, moisture, machine, and nutrient data.

    August 7, 2019
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    The future of CRISPR technology in crops

    CRISPR is often thought of as “molecular scissors” used for precision breeding to cut DNA so that a certain trait can be removed, replaced or edited, but an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, is looking far beyond these traditional applications in his latest publication in Nature Plants.

    July 16, 2019
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    Ag Biotech Becoming Top Priority for Foreign Spies

    The theft of intellectual property is a key component of our current trade dispute with China. And it has become agricultural technology that foreign governments want to steal from the U.S.

    July 9, 2019
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    USDA Proposes New Rule for Regulating GM Crops

    The new rule would allow crops produced with GM techniques with a long history of safety within the industry to bypass USDA’s regulatory process in the future.

    June 10, 2019
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    Hackathon supports agriculture problem-solving

    USDA joined technical experts, IT professionals, and app developers for the first hackathon at the 2019 Internet of Things World Conference in Santa Clara, California. Working collaboratively, the teams developed new and innovative ideas to solve challenging issues affecting agriculture.

    May 29, 2019
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    Western Hemisphere Ag Leaders Agree to Base Food Systems Decision on Sound Science

    Western Hemisphere agriculture leaders met today on the margins of the G-20 Agricultural Ministerial in Niigata, Japan, affirming their intent to work together to champion global food security and agricultural trade on the basis of sound science and risk analysis principles.

    May 13, 2019