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What You Need to Know Before Adding Drones

Admit it. If you haven’t already bought or watched or tried your hand with a drone (also known as UAVs), you’re likely intrigued with the idea of adding one to your farming operation. After all, numerous research studies have already shown the potential value and on-farm usefulness of this rapidly-growing technology.

 

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