Monroe, Wis. (WMTV) – Technology is developing every day, making some aspects of our lives easier, including farming.
Drone technology has only recently begun to make farming more efficient and cost-effective around the world.
“So you can think of this as a crop dusting drone, but a more affordable, safe and accurate way to clean up crop dust,” said the CEO and co-founder of the Texas-based agriculture and crop spray drone company ” helioArthur Erickson said.
Erickson said spray drones are widespread and they are here to stay.
Blackhawk Technical College – The Monroe campus has one of the only spray drones in the state of Wisconsin.
“We’re doing some cutting-edge things,” said Dustin Williams, agribusiness and farm management instructor at Blackhawk Tech.
Williams launched the one-year Agribusiness Specialist program at Blackhawk Tech, which is geared toward students fresh out of high school to meet the needs of the agriculture industry.
Watch Mackenzie Davis’ special report, “The Future of Farming,” Thursday, August 24 at 10 PM, only on NBC15 News.
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