Crop scouting and data-gathering will be ag drones’ domain

Drone aircraft are a natural fit for data-hungry precision agriculture, helping growers fine-tune their operations and maximize income, says private consulting group Informa, which estimates the gains at $12 an acre for corn, $2.60 for soybeans and $2.25 for wheat. For the near future, the top areas of use for the small, nimble craft will… » Read More

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