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Drone images can accurately find, count citrus trees

By using drone technology, Florida citrus growers can find out how many trees live in their groves and, eventually, they may detect the health status of the citrus plants, a new University of Florida study shows. Imaging from unmanned aerial … Continue reading

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High-tech drones target sick cows in Texas research

Drones equipped with thermal imaging cameras have been buzzing over a feedlot near Amarillo lately as researchers develop test methods to identify feverish animals before they show symptoms of illness, like eating less feed, or infecting other animals. Scientists within … Continue reading

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Wooleys bring innovative drone crop dusting to Alabama

The sun was out but the morning air was chilly. Tyler Wooley was leaning over a table, squinting to see the image on the computer screen. His brother, Clint, was filling a liquid receptacle with water and their dad, Drew, … Continue reading

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Drone Surveys Help Flood Mitigation Efforts in North Jersey

In at-risk riparian areas of northern New Jersey, surveyors are using drones as part of the documentation for a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program that saves Pompton Lakes residents hundreds of thousands of dollars per year on flood insurance … Continue reading

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