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Can Drones Benefit Small-Scale Agriculture?

“Drones,” “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (UAS), or “Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV)” have been making the news almost daily.  UAV’s have not just been flying overhead, but they have been busy delivering burritos, pizzas, and even beer (although not all of these activities were legal).  These platforms are not just recreational devices or delivery mechanisms.  They also […]

i-Three Issue Corps – Drone, Drone On The Range!

Drones – for many, the term conjures up images of stealthy spies in the sky or death from above. The truth, however, is that there are many more good uses of drones than bad. What is a Drone? A drone is basically an unmanned aircraft vehicle controlled remotely via radio. This includes multi-rotors, R/C helicopters […]

Drones in Agriculture Spark Creative Communication

Self-styled “DroneSinger” Victor Villegas got star billing at the recent USA Science and Engineering Festival held in Washington, D.C., on April 16-17, 2016. Villegas, Technology and Media Support Coordinator at Oregon State University Extension, is a co-leader of eXtension’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Agriculture Learning Network, created to share information about the use of […]