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July 30, 2014

DeLauro introduces soda tax bill

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., introduced a bill Wednesay that would impose a federal tax of 1 cent per teaspoon of caloric sweetener, such as sugar or high-fructose corn syrup in sweetened beverages.
July 30, 2014

GPS: 25 years and still growing

This past month saw the U.S.-launched global positioning system (GPS) satellite constellation hit its quarter-century mark in lifespan.
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
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