Drones can be used in detecting pathogens for food safety. Nanoreagents, LLC, based in Tampa, FL, …
Analyzing data from drones is very time-consuming and requires specific, high-level knowledge of software, even statistics.
As with several strawberry growers, Olga Walsh, research associate professor at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Idaho, sees many benefits from drones.
Swarms of drones will be commonplace in orchards and fields one day.
Using drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, in agricultural applications remains a relatively new phenomenon.
In the last fifty years, there has been increasing movement toward the legalization of cannabis, starting with a 1972 measure passed in Oregon that decriminalized possession.
Canada legalized cannabis in October 2018. As a result, says a source knowledgeable about Canadian agriculture, “there was a real cannabis rush about two years ago.”
In Florida, hemp has attracted a great deal of attention among growers.
Hemp in the United States, whether grown for biomass or cannabis derivatives, has had a wild ride in recent years.
Cannabis and hemp both come from the same plant. As its legalization continues to spread from state to state, fruit and vegetable producers may wonder if these crops fit into their growing plans—now or in the future.