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FAA Announced Executives to Head Unmanned Aircraft Program; Internships for Cattle Industry
FAA Announced Executives to Head Unmanned Aircraft Program; Internships for Cattle Industry
The Federal Aviation Administration announced two executives who will guide the agency’s approach to integrating unmanned aircraft systems into the U.S. airspace. FAA announced the appointments of Marke “Hoot” Gibson as the senior advisor on UAS Integration and Earl Lawrence as director of the UAS Integration Office...
Proposal of Increase Bio-diesel Production; Farm Group Excited About Export to Cuba
Proposal of Increase Bio-diesel Production; Farm Group Excited About Export to Cuba
A bipartisan group of 36 senators are urging the EPA to increase the proposed volumes set for biodiesel production under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard. The senators wrote to the EPA expressing concern the current RFS proposal fails to recognize the domestic biodiesel industry’s production capacity...
Cover Crop Chart to Help Growers; Trade Promotion Authority Talks Continue
Cover Crop Chart to Help Growers; Trade Promotion Authority Talks Continue
In order to help reduce soil erosion, increase organic matter, improve early weed control and provide forage for animals - cover crops are becoming more popular. Cover crops are able to create more resilient, efficient production systems. In 2010 - USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists developed a Cover Crop Chart to help growers choose the best cover crop for their specific management and

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