Drones as a research platform

Posted by | December 08, 2016 | ERS, Research, Science | No Comments

Drones have been over-hyped, says UNE’s Precision Agriculture Research Group leader, Professor David Lamb, but that doesn’t mean to say they aren’t useful. This week a drone company contracted by his team spent two days minutely mapping¬†pasture biomass on UNE’S research farm, as part of efforts to develop a new way of assessing pasture quality and quantity.