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Drones Can Help Farmers Grow Healthier and More Abundant Crops

Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones, can become an important tool for farmers around the world within the next 10 years. Researchers at Texas A&M University in College Station are looking at different applications of precision farming with … Continue reading

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Nope, that’s not a UFO. It’s a huge drone helping to grow your Jersey tomatoes

Tractors and plows have a new companion in the farm field. Actually, above the fields. They’re drones. While the unmanned aerial vehicles, as drones are officially known, are not doing the plowing or harvesting, they have given farmers more control … Continue reading

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UAV operators: You’re sharing airspace with ag aviators

With more than 1 million unmanned aerial vehicles registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, it is vitally important for UAV operators to be aware of the ag aircrafts they are sharing airspace with this growing season. A vast majority of … Continue reading

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Drone technology aids farmers

Even with decades of experience, farming is still an unpredictable profession. Aside from factors like the weather, the unpredictability can vary from field-to-field or even in different parts of the same field. The Precision Ag Program at Northern Country Co-op … Continue reading

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