OREGON, Ill. — Calling all agronomists, farmers, crop service providers and agriculture professionals to a free precision agriculture program: Drones in Agriculture. Topics include current and future uses of drones for agriculture.
There will be a field demonstration of a variety of the AGRAS MG-1S RTK, an agricultural octocopter designed to increase efficiency and manageability in plant protection and fertilization. A variety of mapping and field analyzer drones will be available for demonstration.
Drones in Ag will be held September 30 at the Jordan Township Building, 28950 Penrose Rd. Sterling, Ill. Check in is at 9:30, program starts at 10 a.m. We will travel a short distance to the field demonstration also on Penrose Road. Register at go.illinois.edu/DronesInAg by September 27, 2019. For more information, contact Mary Nelson at 815/632-3611.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact your local Extension office. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.
— University of Illinois Extension
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