Drone technology useful in small fields

Drone technology useful in small fields

An educator says using drones to manage crops is getting easier with new advances in drone technology.

Sean Creviston

Sean Creviston with Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin tells Brownfield the ability to take images and spray crops makes drones especially useful on small acreage.

Creviston says good photographs can be captured with drones above the $500 dollar range but, “If you want to get into the plant health analysis or the spray drones, they could range from five to eight thousand for the multi-spectral drones and then fifteen to forty thousand for the spray drones.