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Last week I testified before a US House Ag subcommittee about farmers' ag data privacy, transparency, and ownership concerns. Although not on the agenda, Congressional representatives repeatedly asked questions about how to bring rural broadband to US farmers. Considering the number of times this subject came up during the hearing, I thought it was worth a deeper look.
I am honored to testify before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, on July 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m..
You just spent six figures on a new piece of farm equipment. Now you read the fine print and realize that you must also sign-up with the equipment manufacturer's cloud based data platform. You want the equipment, but not the proprietary data platform that comes with it. What do you do?
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Delta Farm Press recently listened in on Todd Janzen's presentation to Mississippi Farm Bureau about agriculture and technology. Here is the article that followed about the importance of understanding ag data ownership.
The Indiana State Department of Agriculture has unveiled its strategic plan for growing agriculture over the next decade.
A recent Washington Post report about the discovery of fraudulent organic products from a Turkish grain and oilseed handler has sparked concern about trust in the "USDA Organic" label. How confident should consumers be that they are getting what they are paying for?
What does this case mean for farmers?
On April 11, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down an EPA rule exempting concentrated animal feeding operations from CERCLA reporting requirements for air emissions from animal wastes.
On February 27, 2017, the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication upheld the Indiana Department of Environmental Management's approval of a dairy's application to build and operate a new confined feeding operation in Rush County, Indiana. Todd and Brianna defended the dairy against a challenge to the permit approval from a nearby neighbor.
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