agricultural drones

Drones will help NCDA&CS investigate damage to crops

On a recent spring day, the buzz of drones filled the air over one of N.C. State University’s field labs about five miles south of campus. Beside the big open fields, stood staff from the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, heads tilted up. An overcast sky helped them stare up to follow each […]

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News Roundup: May 23-29

News Roundup: May 23-29

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “FAA’S Approval to Spray Fields from UAVs Limited,” Southern Farm Network: The Federal Aviation Administration released information last week that they […]

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News Roundup: June 7-13

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “High thrips numbers reported in North Carolina tobacco,” Southeast Farm Press:  Tobacco growers and consultants reported unusually high thrips […]

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News Roundup: May 24-30

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Consultants find ease, multiple uses for ‘drones’ in agriculture,” Delta Farm Press: The use of unmanned aerial systems – […]

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News Roundup: March 22-28

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Russia approves four U.S. cold storage facilities for pork exports,” Meatingplace.com: Russia has approved four U.S. cold storage facilities […]

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News Roundup: March 1-7

 Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC businesses, bases hope to withstand military budget cuts,” The News & Observer: Growing fruits and vegetables on 200 […]

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