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A close up shows a drone hovering above an open field.
January 8, 2019 - Filed Under: Precision Agriculture, Types of UAS

If you finally got that drone you’ve been wishing for, keep an eye on the federal regulations that govern their use to make sure you know what you can and can’t do with it. (Photo by Jonathan Parrish/Cindy Callahan)

June 11, 2018 - Filed Under: Agriculture, Precision Agriculture

Seed-applied technologies and seed treatment processes will be among the topics covered at this year’s MSU Seed Technology Short Course.

June 8, 2017 - Filed Under: Precision Agriculture

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Cover crop economics and seed mixture considerations will be two of the many topics covered at this year's Seed Technology Short Course.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station invite seed industry professionals, producers and crop consultants to attend the course Aug. 1-2 at the Bost Extension Center.

October 19, 2016 - Filed Under: Precision Agriculture

The Geosystems Research Institute (GRI) at Mississippi State University has released a new web application, "GeoDawg," that gives Mississippians the ability to easily use the capabilities of a powerful geographic information system (GIS).

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David Young, a flight coordinator with the Geosystems Research Institute at Mississippi State University, prepares an unmanned aircraft to fly over test plots at the H. H. Leveck Animal Research Center April 7, 2016. (Photo by MSU Extension/Kevin Hudson)
July 15, 2016 - Filed Under: Precision Agriculture

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Part of understanding any emerging technology is clearing up common misunderstandings about it.

About a year ago, the Mississippi State University Extension Service began developing a new program known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Decision Agriculture and Environmental Management. The program is designed to educate anyone who might use unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, professionally or recreationally.

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