Ag industry embraces drone technology

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly called drones, have been airborne for several years, but they’re now being used for more than military operations. One of those areas is helping ag producers better monitor how their fields are growing.

Many tech-savvy farmers have wanted to incorporate drones into their operations for as long as the vehicles have been flying. But drone flights were pretty much restricted to hobbyists and researchers until 2016. That was when the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) loosened its restrictions, allowing for drone use by commercial businesses …

Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald | March 13, 2017

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