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Webinar: Unmanned Aerial Systems/Vehicles tomorrow, July 26

Sponsored by the National Association of Invasive Plant Councils, this webinar takes place Jul 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM EDT.

Register now!

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1920593201928847362

The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has been exploring the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems/Vehicles (UAS/UAV) to support a variety of their core missions including Emergency Operations, Construction Monitoring, Environmental Restoration and Invasive Species Management since 2008. This presentation will cover the Corps’ experiences, challenges and lessons learned with using UAS as a remote sensing tool to collect high resolution (2-10cm) imagery for use in wetland restoration and invasive species management projects.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Drones will help farmers grow better crops

Farmers will be using drones in the near future to monitor and improve their crops to help feed a hungry world, say Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists who are now developing the technology.

“Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will soon play a major role in meeting the challenges of feeding a growing global population,” said Dr. Juan Enciso, an AgriLife Research irrigation engineer in Weslaco. Continue reading