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Trump Nominee for USDA Post Draws Criticism, Support

To date, 22 agricultural industry groups have expressed support for Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for research, education and economics (REE).

 

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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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