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U.S. Gives Farmers Approval to Spray Crops from Drones

posted on May 8, 2015 at 4:29 PM

A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States, officials said Tuesday. Full Story

Drones Poised to Elevate Agricultural Efficiency

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Drones Poised to Elevate Agricultural Efficiency
To the untrained eye, the sight of a UAV, or unmanned aerial vehicle, soaring over the rural landscape might seem like an amateur activity. But the machines soon could become a key weapon in a robust agricultural arsenal. Full Story

Drones Give an Elevated Perspective to Agriculture

posted on January 3, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Drones Give an Elevated Perspective to Agriculture
Technological advancements have unleashed amazing inventions in recent years. It’s doubtful any single device has made a bigger impact – or been more widely embraced -- than smartphones. And with minimal modification, the components housed... Full Story

FAA Moves Closer To Widespread US Drone Flights

posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:16 PM

The law requires the FAA allow drones wide access to U.S. airspace by 2015. Full Story

FAA felt offshore wind farm pressure

posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:54 PM

Internal documents indicate Federal Aviation Administration employees felt political pressure to approve a wind farm planned off Cape Cod. Full Story

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