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Ag Groups Gather in Washington to Discuss Concerns on 2018 Farm Bill

Crop insurance, trade and farm income are in the spotlight in Washington D.C. as another Senate Agricultural Committee hearing listens to the needs of farm country.

 

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Cotton Picking Robots?

There’s a swarm invasion headed for America’s cotton fields and Dr. Ed Barnes couldn’t be more excited for it to arrive. Don’t worry, Barnes isn’t planning a boll weevil release. The Senior Director of Agricultural and Environmental Research at Cotton Incorporated is working on developing an army of small autonomous robots—swarm bots[…]

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