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UAV training

Posted by Russel Higgins -

The commercial agriculture educators in Illinois realize the potential uses of unmanned aerial vehicles have in agriculture and are set to introduce UAV's to projects in 2015. Dennis Bowman has taken the lead on the project and coordinated the acquisition and training for the other educators. This week Robert Bellm and I were on campus receiving instructions and flying lessons in the Stock Pavi...

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Spring tasks

Posted by Russel Higgins - Wheat

Finally! Winter is loosening its grip on northern Illinois. Another sure sign of spring is the gathering of the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center Advisory committee. This Friday they will gather to learn the results from the 2014 projects shared by Dr. Emerson Nafziger and Dr. Greg Steckel. They will also have the opportunity to provide input on 2015 scheduled research projects. Our cu...

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