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Applications of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Agriculture

This is the second in a year-long series of webinars; the topic of this hour-long webinar is ‘Applications of UAS in Agriculture’. The webinar will provide details on inventory management related applications of UAS acquired images. The discussion will also involve workflow for software needed to process UAS images. A third presentation will highlight a safety program in Colorado with emphasis on aerial applicators and UAS. A review of current topics of interest to UAS community in agriculture will also be part of the webinar.

Presenters include:

Dr. James Robbins, University of Arkansas

Dr. Dharmendra Saraswat, Purdue University

Jessica Freeman, Executive Director: Colorado Agricultural Aviators Association

The eXtension UAS in Agriculture Learning Network "provides objective, research-based information on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to Agriculture and Natural Resource youth and adult stakeholders in a timely manner”.

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photo credit: Kevin Baird - Phantom /GoPro Camera Quadcopter Drone -  Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


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