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Farming may not be the first industry that comes to mind when we think of technological advancement, but that’s changing — fast.  Agricultural giant John Deere, for instance, just spent $305 million to buy a robotics company. The farm machine manufacturer has been around for almost two centuries, but it too has felt the need to keep up with changing trends and tools, says Deanna Kovar, a marketing director for John Deere.

Source: CBC News

Date: September 22, 2017

Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/farming-technology-advances-1.4290569

Discussion

1) What are some issues involving the use of drones for farming (if any)?

2) What sort of applications or locations are drones just not going to work?

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