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Wisconsin company surveys farmland with drones

 


GRAND MARSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin company takes drone photos of agriculture land to help farmers improve their crops as part of a new wave of technology-based jobs in the agriculture sector.

Joe Paul started the New Lisbon-based firm FlightSight to combine his passions for aviation and farming, The Fond du Lac Reporter (http://fondul.ac/2sUdW1O ) reported.

Drones "give producers a whole new view of their operation," Paul said.

The drone's sensors look at farm fields and transfer the information into data and maps that can show farmers things like crop stress and winter kill. That infor...



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