precision farm technology

Farm Profits and Adoption of Precision Agriculture

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Report from,David Schimmelpfennig, USDA Economic Research Service What Is the Issue? How and whether farm managers decide to adopt new technologies is complex, but most account for the full costs and benefits of the proposed investment. Precision agriculture (PA) technologies require a significant investment of capital and time, but may offer cost savings and higher yields through more precise management of inputs. …

Wind Energy Offshore

New National Offshore Wind Strategy to Drive Deployment

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Joint Strategy Follows Completion of America’s First Offshore Wind Farm, Showing Progress in American Offshore Wind Industry U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the publication of a collaborative strategic plan to continue accelerating the development of offshore wind energy in the United States, the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the Development …

Agricultural Science

Increased International Collaboration on Agricultural Science

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an enhanced funding partnership with Israel to better leverage new agricultural research for mutual scientific benefit. The updated agreement is administered by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD).

ChemChina / Syngenta Merger

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ChemChina and Syngenta receive clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and Syngenta announced that the companies have received clearance on their proposed transaction from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). In addition to CFIUS clearance, the closing of the transaction is subject to anti-trust review …