K-State research will drive drones to improve wheat breeding

· January 3, 2017

Kansas State University recently received a $957,000 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to utilize drones in their latest wheat breeding research. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, are quickly becoming recognized as a valuable tool for mapping agricultural crops. Kansas State University has been developing uses of […]

A bird’s eye view? S&T collects crop data from UAVs

· September 22, 2016

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a UAV? UAVs, otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles, are flying over corn fields around Columbia, Missouri and it’s all in the name of science. A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher and his team are using UAVs to study how crops respond to climate change and […]

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