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Stories with subject: Agriculture and food technology
  • Farmer's invention to go into production next year 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 5:01 am

    LOGANSPORT, Indiana - Combining combines: Logansport farmer's invention to go into production next year

  • Lawmakers to hold hearing on genetically modified food bill 
    Updated: Sep-19-15 3:30 pm

    BOSTON - State lawmakers are planning to hear from the public this week on a bill that would require that all foods sold in Massachusetts containing genetically engineered ingredients be clearly labeled.

  • Wyoming lawmakers to consider resolution endorsing GMO foods 
    Updated: Sep-12-15 2:17 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A Wyoming legislative committee is set to consider a resolution that would endorse genetically modified foods as safe and effectively call on Congress to pass pending legislation specifying that only federal agencies - not individual states - may regulate them.

  • Robots take root on smaller dairy farms, upping production 
    Updated: Sep-12-15 10:55 am

    GRANITEVILLE, Vermont - Robots have taken up residence at some small- and medium-sized dairy farms across the country, providing reliable and more efficient labor and helping the businesses remain viable. Plus, farmers say, the milking technology makes for happier, more productive cows.