UAS and Precision Agriculture


  • Time:  7:30 – 11 am.
  • Southern State Community College Wilmington Campus
  • 1850 Davids Dr., Room 303 Wilmington, Ohio
  • Cost: $29 (Farm Bureau sponsorship reduces members rate to $9)
  • To Register: Call 937-382-4407 or email: [email protected] Space is limited

RSVP Today Includes breakfast from Shoelaces Catering

It is estimated that 80% of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations will support COURSE INFORMATION precision agriculture applications once they are fully integrated into the National Airspace System. This engaging breakfast briefing will briefly explore the applications and benefits of UAS utilization in support of precision agriculture. Additionally, it will touch on currently permitted operations under existing regulations and what may be allowed in the near future once approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.

FACILITATOR Dr. Andrew Shepherd serves as the Director for Unmanned Aerial Systems at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. He is the Managing Editor for the Journal of Unmanned Aerial Systems, an Editorial Advisory Board Member for the Two Cultures Journal, and as a Board Member for the Aviation Trail, a non-profit corporation in partnership with the National Park Service to promote Aviation Heritage in the Dayton region. Named to both Dayton’s top 40 Under 40 and top 100 Defense and Aerospace Professionals by the Dayton Business Journal in 2014, Shepherd is an active member of his community and broader aerospace industry.


Devin Trout is the media and marketing specialist for Franklin County Farm Bureau and designer for Edible Columbus. She is a Columbus Pittie Committee foster and active with the Central Ohio Young Ag Professionals.

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