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FAA prevents ag drones from taking off
FAA prevents ag drones from taking off
Federal regulatory inertia on the commerical use of unmanned aerial vehicles could stiffle innovation as farmers and entrepreneurs find ways to use drones in agriculture.

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Feds try to pull the plug on Bay Area oyster farm
Feds try to pull the plug on Bay Area oyster farm
An appeal to the High Court is due to be filed soon by the Lunny family, owners of the 80-year-old oyster farm, after a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled against them in their fight for survival against the U.S. Interior Department.
Separating fact from fiction in GMO debate
The debate over genetically modified crops needs to be both thorough and spirited, but should be based on fact not internet myths.
Fostering economic opportunity in rural communities
Fostering economic opportunity in rural communities
USDA Rural Development created 75,000 jobs, financed more than 175,000 homes, provided broadband access to 120,000 homes and businesses, and supported development of 1,000 essential community facilities in small towns and rural areas across the nation.
Studies look at glyphosate’s characteristics
Studies look at glyphosate’s characteristics
Writer cites several studies about glyphosate.
Bay Delta Conservation Plan fails to secure water supplies
Bay Delta Conservation Plan fails to secure water supplies
The joint state and federal Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement does not meet its goals and not be funded.
Congress must have epiphany on immigration reform
Congress must have epiphany on immigration reform
Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., calls on Congress to step forward and reform the nation's immigration laws.
Whole Foods executive clarifies stand on GMO labels
Whole Foods executive clarifies stand on GMO labels
Whole Foods executive responds to editorial on labeling food with genetically modified ingredients.
We need to go slow on GMOs
Some GMOs may prove beneficial, while others may cause harm, letter writer says.

Columns

Why cheese is essential to ag trade growth
Questions remain about GMO science
Feds try to pull the plug on Bay Area oyster farm
Fostering economic opportunity in rural communities
Studies look at glyphosate’s characteristics

Editorials

Traffic jam slows railroad service
Separating fact from fiction in GMO debate
Bay Delta Conservation Plan fails to secure water supplies

Letters

We need to go slow on GMOs