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Companies including Monsanto Co. and Deere & Co. are investing more in cybersecurity as the farming business grows more datacentric, with satellite-steered tractors and algorithm-driven planting services expanding across the U.S. Farm Belt, executives said at an industry event Thursday.
The Senate bill prohibits the spreading of manure on northwestern Ohio fields that are frozen or saturated with water, or if the weather forecast says the chance of 1 inch of rain over the next 12 hours is greater than 50 percent. Some argue that the forecast protection covers only manure, not fertilizer as was originally proposed.
Although the laws havenâ€™t changed that much, Curtis says a reminder every now and then can keep farmers safe and free of fines. Such fines can be divvied out due to being overweight, so Curtis discussed the three weight limits in Ohio important to farmers.
NASDA members also passed policy amendments on national commodity check off programs and agriculture mediation programs, additionally they passed action items on rail transportation, invasive species, trade with Cuba, national labeling of food derived from genetic engineering, Country of Origin Labeling (COOL), and agriculture in the classroom.
Auburn, Ill., farmer Tim Seifert has a question for consumers. â€śWhere did we go wrong?â€ť With so many people bent on bashing modern food production, Seifert wants to understand how agriculture lost consumersâ€™ trust. Itâ€™s a valid question.
apples grown in our soils and shaped by our weather happen to taste better. If we could buy organic versions more easily, we could also support our local farm economy.
Fred Abels has seen the effect of climate change on his Holland farm and he's changed his farming practices to adapt.
Barry Flinchbaugh, professor emeritus Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University, and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts shared the stage but not equal billing at the Kansas Commodity Classic Feb. 6 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Generally, a taxpayer that buys business or income-producing property (not held for sale) with a useful life of more than one year cannot deduct its full cost as an expense for that year. However, the Internal Revenue Code (Code) allows an annual deduction of a portion of the cost of the property
Too often, when first responders arrive on the scene of a farm-related emergency, they donâ€™t have the proper knowledge, training, personnel or equipment to manage the situation.
About a dozen wind farm projects that have been certified by the state are essentially on hold now and may never get off the ground after Ohio put in a two-year delay on its renewable energy targets last summer.
At farm shows across the country, drones have become as ubiquitous as John Deere tractors. The Colorado Farm Show earlier this year included an informational session, telling farmers both the technical and legal challenges ahead.