June 18, 8am–9:30amWhere
Agricultural Incubator Foundation 13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582, Bowling Green, OH
Drones are certainly a topic of interest these days. Amazon is exploring the use of drones to make deliveries. Photos are obtained that would otherwise seem isolated and remote.
The management of use and privacy issues is widely debated. This high flying technology is poised to become a multibillion dollar industry. And farmers? Their uses may be more expansive than the fields they roam. Whether it’s monitoring crops, checking irrigation systems, or finding field trouble spots through thermal imaging, drones are entering the agricultural world here and now.
Richard Honneywell, director, Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center, will talk about the latest in drones, at the meeting hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT).
Even with such soaring possibilities, the Federal Aviation Administration is aiming to get a firm grip on regulations for these aerial devices, but such rules are ever changing – and still, much has to be learned by everyone involved.
Arrive early, as breakfast and informal networking will start at 8 a.m., with the program to follow.
The cost is just $10 per person (cash or check at the door) which includes breakfast and networking opportunities.
The Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum is an educational networking opportunity to provide information on current issues, trends and programs available to the agricultural community and those who support its advancement.
Walk-ins are welcome, but guests are encouraged to reserve a seat in advance by contacting [email protected].