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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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Measure Protecting US Drone Manufacturing Advances In Congress

Congressional committee has approved a measure, drafted by US Sen. Chris Murphy, directing the U.S. government to buy domestic-made drones following warnings that unmanned aerial vehicles manufactured by a Chinese company are spying on the U.S. The Senate Appropriations Committee … Continue reading

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DOT Approves Ten Pilot Projects for Advanced Drone Operations

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the selection of ten proposals from a field of 149 applications submitted jointly by industry and government entities to conduct advanced drone operations under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) … Continue reading

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Hearing focuses on evolving drone technology

… Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt chaired a hearing in Washington Tuesday to sort out some of the issues of an industry that had a $40 million economic footprint in the United States in 2012 and projects to exceed a $31 … Continue reading

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