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Crop Tech Corner
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 14, 2015 09:28 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.

ELECTRONIC WEED SCOUTING

In another step toward a future of remote scouting, North Dakota State University researchers launched a project this summer to learn how to use electronic sensors to identify weed infestations in crop fields. According to a university news release, the researchers are teaming up with Sentera, a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) company that will supply hardware and software to allow NDSU to collect and process the necessary data and images.

The project has several layers. First, researchers ...

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