UAV Use in Agriculture: Practical, Legal,
and Technological Considerations
By Austin Bontrager
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This presentation gives growers and crop consultants a thorough update and overview of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, and their impact on decision making in the field and beyond. This discussion particularly focuses on the benefits and issues of importance related to aerial imaging and unmanned aerial systems. Topics include legal implications, commercial restrictions, a comparison of multi-rotor vs. fixed wing aircraft, considerations for buying visual imaging equipment, collecting and interpreting imagery, and more.