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Drones 101: Making them work on your farm

Jeff Caldwell 01/16/2014 @ 11:15am Multimedia Editor for Agriculture.com and Successful Farming magazine.

Drones, or unmanned aerial systems (UAS), are rapidly making their way to the farm. But, not without a few issues through which to work before they're as common as a tractor or planter. And, it's an altogether new market -- how do you know what to buy? Join our team, led by Advanced Technology Editor Laurie Bedord, in exploring the ins and outs of the new high-tech tools and what you need to know to successfully add them to your farm operation.


A close look at drones with the Successful Farming Machinery Show

Intro to drones

Drone research

Field use cases

Economic potential



 

Drone chat

 

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