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Drones and UAVs: What is available now and what is possible in the future

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The goal of the UAV is to provide another Precision Technology tool to growers in the decision making process to identify better management practices that achieve higher yield and profit outcomes for growers... The UAV will be another component of precision technology that most growers are already using such as yield mapping, EM surveys, satellite NDVI imagery, and will be used in conjunction, not necessarily as a replacement... If there is a variation in plant biomass or plant health in a specific area and there is a need to quantify the extent of the issue, then the UAV should be able to help identify the issue and aid in the decision making process for the appropriate action...
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