Applications for drones on-farm

WHILE only 6% of Kondinin Group members are currently using a drone on-farm, according to the 2016 National Agricultural Survey, 80% of members can see application for one. Most common anticipated applications according to the survey included checking stock welfare (17%) and watering points (15%). Farmers growing crops plan to use the technology for crop monitoring (41%) and weed detection (15%) according to the survey.

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Agronomic uses include capturing NDVI maps indicating plant health and biomass which may assist farmers in making agronomic decisions relating to input placement.

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