Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn’t waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using it to monitor his 1,500 acres.
The Maryland Department of Agriculture is withdrawing proposed fertilizer regulations.
The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America’s push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply.
How to keep agriculture alive in Montgomery and Frederick counties is the subject of a conference this weekend in Rockville.