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Look Up! Farming’s Future Is Coming In For A Landing

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by Paul Rusnak

Summary: The drones are coming! Following the approval of the Federal Aviation Administration, a new ruling is allowing drones to take flight by the end of August. Advantages of this new ruling could generate a handsome income for the US economy as well as create more than 100,000 new jobs. Of course, with the new ruling comes a series of limitations of drone usage including the size of the drone, age of the drone pilot, and even specifications of flying a drone at twilight. Farmers have said that the new ruling would even influence the way they farm. Do you have an opinion on drones used in farming? Take the poll!

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