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Flying a little higher: Drone use in ag grows

Nick Otto stands in a 160-acre field of fledging corn on a coolish June afternoon. His eyes and experience tell him a lot, but he knows they don’t reveal everything, especially about a field this large. He specifically wants a … Continue reading

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New tool enhances drone use

The interest in drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, is not abating. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reports it has issued more than 29,000 certificates to remote pilots, which shows that this fledgling industry is starting to gain some traction thanks … Continue reading

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Smart farming drones – agriculture’s high-flying future

If those in agriculture, you can expect to be in the business of farming drones soon if you aren’t already. All over the world, smart farming drones are taking the industry by storm, helping farmers increase yields while reducing environmental … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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