Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Purdue Extension and Purdue Agriculture are leading Indiana’s way in technology outreach through the agricultural use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Extension personnel are learning how to help farmers and agricultural professionals more easily analyze and apply data from UAVs. Also known as drones, UAVs can improve precision, efficiency and depth of information. They are cost-effective and provide numerous benefits to Indiana’s environment and economy.
Purdue Extension is training and equipping 20 Agriculture & Natural Resources Educators to fly UAVs over crop fields across Indiana. Extension Educators are quickly finding ways to help farmers and land and business owners gather more precise data and translate it into efficient, profitable and long-term success.