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Boston-based startup Guardian Agriculture has invented an autonomous crop-dusting drone intended to complement or replace crop dusting using low-flying planes.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is poised for an extended period of strong growth and hiring, the chair of the Federal Reserve said in an interview broadcast Sunday, though the coronavirus …

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half-century as climate change warmed the planet, according to a sweepin…

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MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency Saturday after a significant leak at a large pond of wastewater threatened to flood roads and burst a system that stores po…

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DELANO, Calif. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden praised California farmworkers for their persistence during the pandemic and urged them to get vaccinated during a visit Wednesday to an agricultura…

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DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service illegally helped pay for a Colorado program to kill dozens of mountain lions and black bears in an experiment to determine if the predators wer…

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a rule allowing pork plants to speed up production lines because the U.S. Department of Agriculture didn't properly consider the risks to workers.

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are slowly expanding the turf where they roam in parts of the northern Rocky Mountains but need continued protections, according to government scientists w…

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PITTSBURGH — President Joe Biden is flying to Pittsburgh Wednesday, where he plans to unveil his national infrastructure plan. If  passed, it would channel $2 trillion toward infrastructure projects.

Trade ministers representing the G-7 countries will meet virtually Wednesday to talk about World Trade Organization reform, health, climate and digital trade.

An article in the March 19 edition of the Capital Press included an incorrect figure for the increased cost of shipping per container for agricultural goods heading for Shibushi, Japan. The co…

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A second former officer at a northwest Iowa agriculture cooperative has been sentenced to federal prison for a grain-blending fraud scheme.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of American bald eagles has quadrupled since 2009, with more than 300,000 birds soaring over the lower 48 states, government scientists said in a report Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — USDA on Wednesday announced it has a new plan — called Pandemic Assistance for Producers — to provide farmers with financial aid during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Supreme Court appeared ready Monday to side with two California agriculture businesses that want to bar labor organizers from their property, a case that could be another blow to unions.

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The labor secretary has significant sway over labor-related policies that could impact agriculture. The Labor Department regulates labor standards and authority over the H-2A visa guest farmwo…

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NEW YORK (AP) — A trade bottleneck born of the COVID-19 outbreak has U.S. businesses anxiously awaiting goods from Asia — while off the coast of California, dozens of container ships sit ancho…