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Weed farmers are using drones as crop cops

The 21st-century farmer’s toolkit goes beyond tractors, balers, and mowers. Nowadays, it frequently includes drones too. Unmanned aerial vehicles can help with a slew of farm tasks, from crop dusting to crop monitoring. The market for commercial agricultural drones is projected to grow from $1.2 billion in 2020 to $5.7 …

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FAA grounds Fox News drones in Texas near sheltering migrants

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) instituted a two-week flight restriction over the city of Del Rio, Texas, late Thursday — preventing Fox News from operating a drone that it had been using to capture images of thousands of migrants sheltering under a bridge as they wait to be picked up …

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Register and Mark Your Drones DSAW

It’s TUESDAY of Drone Safety Awareness Week!  Today after 8:00 am, Dave Krause of Influential Drones and volunteer FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) Industry Member is joined by Dawn Zoldi of P3 Tech Consulting in a DroneLife.com 2-minute highlight reel of Tuesday’s National Drone Safety Awareness Week Topic: “Safe Flyers Register …

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Autonomous Drones Could Speed Search & Rescue Efforts

At least 22 people were listed as missing in the days after flash flooding swept through communities in Tennessee in August 2021. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey During hurricanes, flash flooding and other disasters, it can be extremely dangerous to send in first responders, even though people may badly need help. Rescuers …

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