Precision agriculture

News

  • Monday, July 21, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Remote sensors can play a big part of farming in the future. Those sensors can be on a 10-foot pole or a satellite 250 miles out in space.
  • Monday, July 7, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A drone aircraft hovering over a soybean field may be the super scout for pests of the future.  An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) carrying a video camera can spot an outbreak of aphids or leafhoppers not seen from the fence row.
  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – For centuries, farmers have braved the elements to walk their land to check for problems ranging from wind damage and calving cows to pests and predators.

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