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ADAMA adds aerial data imagery analysis service

Crop protection provider ADAMA US is offering a new service. ADAMA Eagle Eye offers an advanced analysis of aerial data and imagery that helps growers... more »

H-2A labor program ‘modernization’ focus of Department of Labor proposal

The Department of Labor (DOL) on July 15 proposed a rule to “modernize and improve" the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Labor Certification Program. ... more »

AgJunction secures patent for integrated multi-sensor vehicle control

AgJunction, the Autosteering Company, has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a patent titled "Integrated Mul... more »

DroneDeploy launches single enterprise solution for all drone operations

DroneDeploy has evolved its product line, creating a single platform for all drone operations. The launch includes automated drone fleet management, e... more »

Tips for keeping farm workers safe from heat stress

Heat-related illness is one of the most common maladies to befall outdoor workers, particularly in agricultural settings. The basic problem is a rise ... more »

Idaho potato industry wants more processing facilities, reliable transportation system

The Idaho Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) recently held regional meetings in Aberdeen, Rexburg and Burley to listen to the needs and concerns of state's... more »

Total potato acres planted up slightly in 2019

Total acres planted in the U.S. for potatoes in 2019 thus far is an estimated 967,500, a slight increase from last year. The estimate is from the USDA... more »

Cover crop management flexibility for 2020 added by USDA

The 2018 Farm Bill mandated changes to the treatment of cover crops for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs, which add more flexibility to ... more »

USDA accepting comments on pale cyst nematode field deregulation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has reopened the comment period on the protocols for deregul... more »

BASF’s Revysol fungicide gets EPA registration, could help with early blight resistance

BASF received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for Revysol fungicide, its newest active ingredient (AI). The first and onl... more »


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