In just a few short weeks, the Farm Progress Show site in Decatur, IL, will be home to numerous unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones.
Check www.PAAS2014.com for more information. The dates are July 9-10, from 8am-5pm each day.
Chicago moms involved in the Illinois Farm Families program recently heard a presentation about how drones are used in agricultural applications from Livingston County farmer Matthew Boucher. Read about one mom’s experience on the www.watchusgrow.org website at http://www.watchusgrow.org/illinois-farm-families-blog/farmers-are-geeks-like-me . Illinois Corn Marketing Board funds the Illinois Farm Families program in partnership with other state farm organizations including soy, beef, pork, dairy, and farm bureau.