What is in this article?:
- There’s no ignoring the buzz surrounding UAV use in precision agriculture, but it’s important to understand how the buzz got started.
- The potential in the crop scouting process to identify problem areas in fields almost immediately will provide major opportunities for farmers and agronomists in the future.
- While FAA restrictions still apply, farmers should learn more about this technology and the types of UAVs available, which vary widely in features and cost.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, your new high-tech field scouters, will get to know your fields better.
Illustration: Jameson Simpson