drones

The past few years have seen increases in drone use-- from recreational flying, consumer deliveries, military transport and even agriculture. 

How Drones Are Used For Agriculture

Jun 17, 2020
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Often the best vantage point for evaluating what is going on with crops on the ground is from the sky. Plant and soil scientists and farmers fly camera-equipped drones over large areas to see where to adjust irrigation schedules and where to focus fertilizer applications or weed and pest control efforts.

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Rutgers University

Drones have rapidly increased in popularity in the past few years, and according to a study from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, that includes state governments.

Two People In Custody After High-Speed Chase On I-70

Jan 11, 2018
codot.gov

It began as police in Salina attempted to pull over a car on I-70. But the car didn’t stop and instead lead police on a high-speed chase.

Drone Danger Halts Three Utah Wildfire Extinguishing Operations

Jun 20, 2016
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Rutgers University

 

Aerial firefighting operations were grounded for several hours on Sunday at three of Utah’s wildfire locations due to a drone sighting. Drones have become such a problem in Utah that the Utah Legislature has passed a bill prohibiting unmanned aerial vehicles in active wildfire areas.