KDLT News, by Allison Royal
The sky is no longer the limit for family farmers. PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates the market for drone-powered solutions in agriculture at more than $32 billion, but how helpful are these drones? With Drones farmers now have a sky-high view like they’ve never had before. Now they can get a special look at their corn crops like right over here – and that’s just the beginning. “When the aphids get really bad, you can take your drone and fly it within like four inches of the bean plant and as the drone’s hovering there, the pellars open up the beans, and you can see the aphids if it’s bad,” said joey Brown.