Monday, August 26, 2013

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Computer Use on Farms Continues to Rise
Washington--The Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released the latest Farm Computer Usage and Ownership Report, which determined an increase in usage and ownership of computers on U.S. farms with a higher level of high speed internet access versus dialup. 

Sixty-seven percent of U.S. farms have internet access, up from 62 percent in 2011, and 70 percent have computer access, up from 65 percent two years ago. The report also said 40 percent of farms use computers for the farm business, up 3 percent from 2011.

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