This just in… I posted on 012114 concerning more research was needed on the the whole topic of the use of herbicide in the current world of superweeds.On farmfutures.com(012114) it seems our researchers are doing just that.The idea is called “precision farming”.Bascically it is an integrated ag management system that incorperates several different technologies.One which is GPS-which growers can use to map problems no matter the size of the fields.This is being used to determine where to spot spray weeds.This can lead only to spray where it is needed and reduce costs and environmental impact.I would like to inject another solution:the use of “quadchopters” to survey fields for the the exact same purpose.Farmers could use these machines to identify problem areas in real time and record the info.

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One thought on “This just in… I posted on 012114 concerning more research was needed on the the whole topic of the use of herbicide in the current world of superweeds.On farmfutures.com(012114) it seems our researchers are doing just that.The idea is called “precision farming”.Bascically it is an integrated ag management system that incorperates several different technologies.One which is GPS-which growers can use to map problems no matter the size of the fields.This is being used to determine where to spot spray weeds.This can lead only to spray where it is needed and reduce costs and environmental impact.I would like to inject another solution:the use of “quadchopters” to survey fields for the the exact same purpose.Farmers could use these machines to identify problem areas in real time and record the info.

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