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Drones calibrated to inspect blueberries

Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Beth Farmer
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Drones are often used in agriculture, but researchers with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are calibrating them for use in blueberry production, according to a report by Capital Press (Salem, Oregon). Specifically, the drones search for low nitrogen, pathogens, canopy cover density, and drought stress on blueberry operations. Demonstrations of drone use were given to attendees of Oregon State University’s blueberry field day on July 17. » Read more