Above average rain impacting Utah farmers

Farmers who raise animals, like cows and goats, are also feeling the impact of a wetter season because of the hay needed to feed those animals. It has been so wet this spring, farmers have had a difficult time cutting hay. “Our hay should’ve been cut a week ago. I walked out into our field today and it is just sopping wet from the top to the bottom,” Ron Gibson, who owns a farm in Weber County, said on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
Aubrey Shafer, Deseret News
Tyson Roberts, who owns Roberts Family Farms in Layton, checks on his sweet corn and other crops on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
Aubrey Shafer, Deseret News
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FAA investigating Chick-fil-A’s exclusion at Texas airport

FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2018 file photo, Athens newest Chick-fil-A signage is set to open in downtown, Athens, Ga. Rider University removed the restaurant from a survey asking students what restaurants they would like on campus, “based on the company’s record widely perceived to be in opposition to the LGBTQ community.” The fast-food chain was included in previous surveys. Chick-fil-A says it has “no policy of discrimination against any group.”
Joshua L. Jones, Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO — The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in …read more

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‘Prodigy’ founder taking Utah’s Teal Drones to unexplored heights

George Matus, who launched Teal Drones when he was 18, pilots one of his drones outside the company’s offices in Holladay on Monday, May 13, 2019. The company is set to unveil a just-inked deal with the U.S. Army to develop a short-range reconnaissance drone that service members can carry in a backpack and deploy as needed in the battlefield.
Steve Griffin, Deseret News
George Matus, who launched Teal Drones when he was 18, pilots one of his drones outside the company’s offices in Holladay on Monday, May 13, 2019. The company is set to unveil a just-inked deal with the U.S. Army to develop a short-range reconnaissance drone that service members can carry in a backpack and deploy as needed in the battlefield.
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Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered

This photo combination show five of the highest-paid female CEOs for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. From left: Mary Barra, General Motors, $21.9 million; Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin, $21.5 million; Phebe Novakovic, General Dynamics, $20.7 million; Virginia Rometty, IBM, $17.6 million; and Adena Friedman, Nasdaq, $14.4 million.
Associated Press

The few women who are CEOs of the largest U.S. companies typically make more money than their male counterparts but aren’t close to the top of the leaderboard for pay packages.

The median pay package for female CEOs in the 2018 fiscal …read more

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