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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:50 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers can expect to see numerous benefits in several aspects of their operations through the use of drones, a new study shows.

The study, conducted by drone company Measure on behalf of the American Farm Bureau Federation and private analytical firm Informa Economics, found potential benefits from drones used to enhance crop scouting and health monitoring, provide three-dimensional terrain mapping, improve irrigation management and assist in crop damage assessment.

The analysis looked at a number of aspects of production agriculture and how drones could help make operations more efficient.

In particular, the study found drones could help ...

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