Proposal seeks to accelerate precision agriculture – Unicameral Update

The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee heard testimony Feb. 15 on a bill intended to advance precision agriculture in Nebraska through enhanced internet access. Sen. Myron Dorn ” data-image-caption=” Sen. Myron Dorn ” data-medium-file=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/SenDorn_inline-200×300.jpg” data-large-file=”http http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/SenDorn_inline.jpg” class=”size-medium wp-image-24405″ src=”http://update.legislature.ne. gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/xSenDorn_inline-200×300.jpg.pagespeed.ic.L3i3IF9Kyx.jpg” alt=”Sen. Myron Dorn” width=”200″ height=”300″ srcset=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/xSenDorn_inline-200×300.jpg.pagespeed.ic.L3i3IF9Kyx. jpg 200w, http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/xSenDorn_inline.jpg.pagespeed.ic.4TsVfKMLk1.jpg 297w” sizes=”(max-width: 200px) 100vw, 200px” data-pagespeed-url-hash=”1250353492″ onload=”pagespeed.CriticalImages.checkImageForCriticality(this);”/>Sen. …

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LaSata legislation would help new farmers, grow Michigan agriculture

LANSING, Mich. — The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday afternoon heard on legislation sponsored by Sen. Kim LaSata that would aid new farmers entering the industry and help preserve Michigan’s strong agricultural history. “Farming has long been a staple of Michigan’s economy, and for many families, is a way of life,” said LaSata, R-Niles. “This …

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Burger King® Tests New Impossible™ Nuggets Made From Plants

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–You come to BK to have it your way – whether that’s the iconic flame-grilled Whopper®, the hand-breaded Ch’King™ sandwich, or one of the exciting new innovations on our menu like the Impossible™ Nuggets Made From Plants. Burger King will be the first global quick-service restaurant brand to test the plant-based nuggets from Impossible …

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Hydro-electric project on Keuka revived

The Yates County History Center’s volunteers have gleaned these entries for your enjoyment from their digitized newspapers. You can access them at the free site www.nyshistoricnewspapers.com. For more information about the YCHC, visit www.yatespast.org. 150 Years ago February 15, 1872 Simeon Holton — The death of Simeon Holton, Esq., late editor of the Seneca County …

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On or off campus, ISU students share the roles pets play in their lives | Features

Having pets in college can be a handful. Making time for walks with a busy schedule, limited space and the expenses associated with owning a pet are all factors that can make the average student shy away from bringing a pet to school. On the contrary, leaving your pet at home while going away to …

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Barnes Foundation shows off its collection of Native art for first time

When Tahnibaa Naataanii greets someone she does not know, she centers it all by stating who she is. “I am from the Many Hogan clan” she says. “My father’s are the Coyote Pass clan. My maternal grandfather is the Mexican Clan, and my paternal grandfather’s is the Steep Rock clan. My late father, Leo Natani, …

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Iowa Democrats in fifth bid to block construction of large livestock feeding operations

Twenty Iowa Democratic lawmakers are set to file legislation that would ban construction of large livestock confinements for five years, a measure that’s repeatedly failed to gain support in the nation’s largest pork-producing state. This year’s measure will be legislators’ fifth attempt at getting a moratorium passed in the Republican-controlled Legislature. Rep. Art Staed, a …

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Irrigation, pruning and planting lead the February garden to-do list

The days are growing longer, the air is slowly warming and there’s been little rain recently, though February is traditionally the wettest month of the year. Pay attention to what your garden is telling you about its water needs. Gardeners, stay vigilant! Irrigation With days still cool and the sun still low in the sky, …

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