- In order to increase agricultural production with the help of precision farming technologies, the Indian state of Maharashtra turns to drones.
- Timothy Reuter, the WEF Portfolio Head for Drones and Tomorrow's Airspace, said that with farmers suffering from drought, drone mapping can be used to improve irrigation systems and agricultural yields.
- The high-resolution multi-spectral images from drones, coupled with artificial intelligence and machine-learning, help to gain insight into plant health, soil conditions and can help to predict crop yield.
Indian state turns to drones to modernise agriculture
8 April 2019 5:58 AM GMT