Tag: Chad Colby

Crop Connect ’16: Easier, Cheaper & Safer — Drones Coming of Age in Ag

As drones have gained mainstream popularity over the last year or two, they’ve become easier to fly, cheaper and safer than ever before, making them more practical and obtainable for use in agriculture. “The technology is so refined, a lot of producers now are starting to see the benefits,” says UAV specialist and pilot Chad Colby of Colby… Read more »

TechTour: Chad Colby’s Top Tips for Integrating UAV Technology on the Farm

Moving UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) out of the military and industrial industries and into agriculture has piqued more than a few farmers’ attentions. And for good reason — the ability to get a bird’s-eye view of thousands of acres in a short time frame has nearly endless potential for field applications, but how do farmers… Read more »