Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or UAV providers are focusing on making "drones," as they are sometimes referred to, easy to use but capable of providing meaningful information about farmer's crops and farming systems....More
Monsanto's Robb Fraley says biotech companies need to do a better job of educating consumers about the role of GMOs in doubling crop yields and expanding food production to meet a rapidly growing world population....More
There are glimmers of hope on the horizon as private entities, rural cooperatives, and others compete for the prestige factor — and growth — that come with providing super-fast Internet service....More
DuPont isn't expected to complete work on a new cellulosic ethanol plant in central Iowa until the fall of 2014, but the company is already working with local communities to minimize the disruption of moving thousands of tons of corn stover to the new facility....More
Billy Goss is a true American farmer — a man who looks like he works the ground; the stamp of toil. Sun, diesel and dust have toughened Goss, Goss Farms, Clarksdale, Miss., and given him the appearance of a man who belongs to the land.