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Drones hold great promise for Growers

Small unmanned aircraft, better known as drones, hold great promise for growers, Kansas State University agronomist Kevin Price told farmers at a conference recently. Agriculture and Horticulture applications for drones in development include data collection on crop health, vigour and yields, tracking the spread of invasive plant species. Data collection of field images by cameras mounted on drones is extremely accurate-to within 1 inch- Price said.



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