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An unmanned aerial vehicle is used to check a wheat crop.


Is a drone right for your farm?

Uses can include evaluating plant stands, crop scouting and locating and counting livestock

Along with my agribusiness class, I watched, in considerable awe, the beautiful video images of the fields and facilities of a local seed company as they were projected on the classroom screen. The soundless video showed crystal-clear footage taken from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also called a drone. Two decades previously, my family received