Corn Farmers Learn About Drones

Cindy ZimmermanCorn, drone, NCGA, UAS, UAV

ncga-chip-droneNational Corn Growers Association president Chip Bowling got a first-hand drone demo in his home state of Maryland last week.

The demonstration was one of several educational tours for NCGA board members highlighting advances in technology and sustainability, as well as diversified farming operations. Bowling, left, got a lesson in flying an unmanned aerial system from Matthew Creger of Maryland-based Intelligent UAS. The company demonstrated several examples for NCGA board members, answered questions, and discussed potential applications of the technology in agriculture.