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WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 - The Food and Drug Administration has agreed
to consider a nearly four-year-old petition from dairy trade associations to
allow the use of (any safe and suitable sweetener as an optional ingredient)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2013 - The Supreme Court will hear arguments today from both sides of a patent case involving Monsanto and an Indiana soybean farmer. The case questions the scope of patent protection for self-replicating
Feb. 16, 2013-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week general sign-up for
the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), beginning May 20
David Friedberg, CEO of The Climate Corporation says new sensor technologies, data management and storage is bringing a transformation to the agriculture industry. His company is a pioneer in data science gathering pertinent data to create a perpetually evolving model allowing farmers to better predict outcomes in their farming operations. Acquired by Monsanto last year, The Climate Corporation is now covering 50-mllion acres with their free service "Climate Basic" and introduced a $3 dollar per acre subscription advisory service fee for a premium service "Climate Pro" this past week at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.