THE IMPACT OF DRONE TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE

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Oct 8, 2019 · 2 min read

Drone technology is a phenomenal innovation that continues to have far-reaching effects across today’s society, transforming our lives and the way we do business.

The agricultural industry seems to have embraced drone technology with open arms, using these advanced tools to transform modern farming.

High-tech drones allow farmers, and the drone pilots that operate them, to increase efficiency in certain aspects of the farming process. From crop monitoring to planting, livestock management, crop spraying, irrigation mapping, and more.

Agricultural drones help to achieve and improve what’s known as precision agriculture.

This approach to farming management is based on observing, measuring, and taking action based on real-time crop and livestock data. It erases the need for guesswork in modern farming and instead gives farmers the ability to maximize their yields and run more efficient organisations, all while enhancing crop production.

In recent years the cost of agriculture drones has rapidly declined, which has not only led to the explosion of drone use cases in agriculture but has made it a no-brainer investment for modern farmers.

In fact, the agricultural drone market is expected to grow over 38% in coming years. Driven by growing population levels and changing climate patterns, the need for efficient agriculture is only going to become more important.

There are multiple uses for agricultural drones, including:

● Scouting land and crops

● Checking for weeds and spot treating plants

● Monitoring overall crop health

● Managing livestock and monitoring for health issues

● Crop Spraying


Drones are equipped with technology like propulsion systems, infrared cameras, GPS and navigation systems, programmable controllers, and automated flight planning. Plus, with custom-made data processing software any collected information can instantly be put to use towards better management decisions. Drones are transforming how agriculture and farming are done.

By implementing drone technology, farms and agriculture businesses can improve crop yields, save time, and make land management decisions that’ll improve long-term success.

We at SKTAeroShutter are well positioned to help you drive higher yields and returns, thereby increasing your sales and creating more efficient business processes for your business.

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