Drone scanning wheat crop © Oli Hill© Oli Hill
Farmers are forever being told that in the not-so-distant future drones will become a common crop monitoring tool, but what good is this technology if it cannot withstand the unique and often unpredictable traits of the British climate? Most off-the-shelf unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that are currently available will only manage to move about in gusts of wind up to about 20mph and if it’s raining they won’t be moving at all. In short, these complex and expensive mechanical mosquitos […]