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Oregon Farmers Among Leaders in Computer Use

posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM

SALEM, Oregon (AP) - A recent nationwide government survey indicates that Oregon farmers and ranchers are among the leaders nationally for using computers in their agricultural operations. Full Story

Computers Speed Agriculture Inspection Process

posted on October 17, 2008 at 8:10 PM

YAKIMA, Wash (AP) -- Mark Jolley used to carry armloads of reference manuals and handbooks to the central Washington warehouses where he inspects apples and pears to ensure their quality for the export market. Full Story

USDA: Use Of Computers On Farms Slows

posted on August 5, 2005 at 8:08 PM

American farmers are buying computers and using them for business, but at a much slower pace than they did just two years ago, a new federal study shows. Full Story

Chicken Feathers for Computer Chips

posted on August 30, 2002 at 8:08 PM

Scientists at the University of Delaware say chicken feathers make great conductors when pressed into circuit boards for computer chips. Full Story

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