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July 29, 2014

Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP)—A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation ord
July 29, 2014

Innovative water conservation solution

Like many industries, the agricultural industry seeks to use technology to improve efficiency and sustainability.
July 29, 2014

Kinze electric multi-hybrid planter moves closer to full launch

Kinze Manufacturing Inc. continues progress on the world's first electric multi-hybrid planter, with six planters having successfully been used for planting on test plots in Iowa, Illinois and Indiana this spring.
July 29, 2014

Smart Irrigation Month is here

July is almost over—have you gotten involved in Smart Irrigation Month? Check out how the industry is spreading the word about water-use efficiency.
July 29, 2014

Mexican export subsidies injuring U.S. sugar producers

WASHINGTON—U.S. sugar producers have filed new subsidy allegations in their countervailing duty case against Mexico's sugar industry, including evidence that export subsidies are fueling a flood of Mexican sugar shipments and injuring U.S. sugar farmers a
July 29, 2014

Study: Drought costing California billions

In the most comprehensive look yet at the impact of the worst California drought in decades on the state’s vital agriculture industry, a new study found that it has cost the state $2.2 billion, primarily in lost farm revenue and wages.
July 28, 2014

North Dakota State University releases free apps

Three North Dakota State University Extension Service publications are available on one app for smartphone and tablet users.
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