The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by the University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 36, “Are These Tools in Your Toolbox? Drones.”
The episode features Dennis Bowman, University of Illinois Extension Interim Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Commercial Agriculture Educator; Scott Erikson, farmer from Knox County; and Teresa Steckler, University of Illinois Extension Commercial Agriculture Educator with an emphasis on ruminant production. The guests discuss the value and potential uses for drones in crop scouting, monitoring erosion, monitoring overgrazing of pastures, as well as where drone technology for agricultural purposes may be headed in the future.
As always, all of the episodes can be found here: https://will.illinois.edu/agriculture/note/50107