Use of drones in agriculture to be topic of Ness City workshop

07/30/2014 8:37 AM

07/30/2014 8:39 AM

A workshop for those who want to learn more about drones – also called small unmanned aircraft systems – will be held Aug. 8 in Ness City.

Sponsored by the Kansas Ag Research and Technology Association and K-State Research and Extension, the workshop will begin at 9 a.m. in the yellow 4-H Building at the Ness County Fairgrounds. The street address is 302 W. Nevada.

According to an e-mail from the organizers, the workshop will provide information about how unmanned aircraft could be used to monitor crops, strategically plan chemical applications and serve other roles on farms and ranches.

The workshop is free for KARTA members, and $25 for non-members.

For more information or to register, go to www.kartaonline.org

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