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Mar
24
2015

Drones Could Be Valuable Tool For Farmers, Ranchers

Drones are an important piece of technology. Like any new technology in agriculture, drones can help farmers improve their profitability, environmental stewardship and global competitiveness. Seanica Otterby has more.

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Mar
19
2015

Young Farmers Optimistic Despite Several Concerns

According to the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Young Farmers and Ranchers outlook survey, about one-third of young farmers and ranchers surveyed, ages 18 to 35, are most concerned about the availability of land to grow their crops and raise their animals. Seanica Otterby has more.

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Mar
17
2015

AFBF Outlines Appropriations Key For Agriculture

Congress has started working on a 2016 budget resolution and there are a variety of programs important to agriculture.

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Mar
11
2015

30 Ag Groups, Ag Tech Providers Support 13 Data Principles

Many farmers have concerns about Big Data regarding security, privacy and transferability. Seanica Otterby reports.

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Mar
6
2015

Reality of Waters of the U.S. Public Comments

The comment period for the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule ended in November, and well over 1 million comments were submitted. However - not all of those comments were substantive. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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Mar
3
2015

Enforcement-Only Immigration Approach Too Risky

The current Congress has an increased focus on enforcement immigration options, and this week, the House Judiciary Committee is marking up legislation for interior enforcement, which includes E-Verify. Seanica Otterby reports.

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