VIDEO: Drone flies up, up and away

2014 Crop Diagnostic School demonstrated flying a UAV

UAV demonstration at the 2014 Crop Diagnostic School.

Rejean Picard, a farm production advisor with Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, demonstrated an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during the Crop Diagnostic School at the University of Manitoba’s Carman facility July 17, 2014. UAV’s hold a lot of potential for scouting crops.

The video begins with Picard explaining how to power up the UAV.

Video by Allan Dawson

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Allan Dawson

Allan Dawson is a reporter with the Manitoba Co-operator based near Miami, Man. Covering agriculture since 1980, Dawson has spent most of his career with the Co-operator except for several years with Farmers’ Independent Weekly and before that a Morden-Winkler area radio station.

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