Farmers wait for regulations while eyeing drones

Posted by Courtney Ann Jackson – bio | email – Jackson, MS Canton soybean farmer Danny Murphy has embraced technology. That includes¬†GPS guidance for his tractors and instant readings when he’s harvesting. Now, he’s hearing about the benefits of an extra set of eyes, in the form of a drone. “A quick look at […]

Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use Agricultural drone

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By CHAD GARLAND When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with military strikes and surveillance operations. Morris said the technology became the subject […]