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Hackers are a growing headache for the agriculture sector.

Cybersecurity incident takes down Iowa farm services firm

Biden administration is making these threats a high priority

Reuters – Iowa-based farm services provider NEW Cooperative Inc. said on Sept. 20 its systems were offline to contain a “cybersecurity” incident just as the U.S. Farm Belt gears up for harvest. The co-operative operates grain storage elevators in the top U.S. corn-producing state, buys crops from farmers, sells fertilizer and other chemicals needed to