Leah Garden of GreenBiz reports that the House of Representatives has passed a bill to support precision agriculture.
- The House of Representatives has passed the Precision Agriculture Satellite Connectivity Act, which requires the Federal Communications Commission to determine whether U.S. satellites can be used to improve the practice of precision agriculture.
- Precision ag use GPS satellites to plant and monitor crops and allows farmers to increase the efficiency and productivity of operations, which leads to higher yields and fewer emissions.
- Supporting America’s farmers is critical to meeting the world’s food and environmental needs.
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