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August 21, 2014

Ohio’s largest Deere dealer to sell precision drone products

J D Equipment, the largest John Deere dealership group in Ohio, has entered into an agreement with Precision Drone LLC to sell helicopter-style drones (hexacopters) to agricultural customers. The drones will permit customers to visually inspect field and
August 21, 2014

NRC studying genetically engineered crops

The National Academy of Sciences’ National Research Council (NRC) is conducting a two-year study of genetically engineered crops.
August 20, 2014

Sugar Association hires Gaine

The Sugar Association has hired Courtney Gaine as vice president of scientific affairs.
August 20, 2014

Farm groups cheer California water bond proposal

SACRAMENTO—California farm groups are pleased with the $7.5 billion water bond measure crafted by Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers, which would include $2.7 billion for storage.
August 19, 2014

Non-GMO labels make initiative unneeded

Instead of waiting for state initiatives to pass or for Congress to adopt a law addressing the labeling of foods that have genetically modified ingredients, some forward-thinking companies are taking the issue into their own hands.
August 19, 2014

New nursery sprayer could be "game changer"

BORING, Ore.—An “intelligent” sprayer that uses a laser sensor to determine where and what to spray has shown it can cut pesticide in half and greatly reduce drift.
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