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Is the Future of Agriculture in the Skies?

When precision technology and GPS became common language in agriculture, few folks in the industry thought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) would be the next logical step for taking technology to the field. “Monitoring crops from the sky is here now and the science is getting better at it everyday,” says Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent Fred M. Hall in Tarrant County. “If local producers and growers have an interest in developing this technology on there farms, they should mark their calendar for the North Texas Drones in Agriculture Seminar on June 24”, notes Hall. The program runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 24 in the Magnolia Room at the Tarrant County Resource Connection in Fort Worth.

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