Aerial Crop Scouting Winter Wheat with UAV – Brian Scott

UAVs (drones) have become the newest crop scouting tool for farmers to implement on the farm.  Last year you maybe knew one farmer that owned one.  This year I bet you can name five to 10.  I know I can, and that’s just in my local area.

Indiana farmer, Brian Scott is going to put the use of a drone to the test all summer and use it for some serious crop scouting.  Although some people still think the use of a GoPro camera strapped to a drone is just more fun than work, Brian really disagrees.  I know that this video of Brian scouting his winter wheat field will make you change your mind.   After you watch the video, read about Brian’s first experiences with the drone and GoPro.

DON’T MISS: Brian’s blog, The Farmers Life

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Shaun Haney

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