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DuPont Pioneer's acquisition of Silicon Valley based Granular might have you wondering: what happens to all that data you tech provider collects when its sold?
Dicamba complaints are soaring in the US this summer. Big data is going to answer a lot of our questions about who is to blame, but also show us the limits of what ag data can tell us today.
RFD-TV covered the hearing before the US House Committee on Agriculture's subcommittee on general farm commodities. Please check out the report by Sarah Mock below.
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.
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In a recent issue of Delta Farm Press, Todd Janzen discusses the use of robots on the farm and what obstacles remain in place befor bringing autonomous vehicles to the field.
On July 11, 2017, the Circuit Court in Fayette County, Indiana issued an opinion affirming the Rush County Board of Zoning Appeal's decision to grant a special exception to an Indiana dairy farm. Todd and Brianna represented the dairy farm in front of the BZA and on appeal.
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.
Schroeder Ag Law Blog
Current Legal Issues Facing Agriculture.