Farm innovation driven by data science

A man controlling a drone to spray pesticides on a farm (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images) KUSA – For this week’s Tech Tuesday, 9NEWS Anchor Cheryl Preheim sat down with Scott Yates to talk about two companies bringing big changes to agriculture, not with new plants or new styles of tractors, but with data science. The first is a company based on Airport Road in Boulder, Agribotix. That company is a pioneer in using drones to help farmers understand what’s really going on in a field. Drones have become somewhat commonplace, anyone can pick up a drone for $50 or less. What’s harder is using a drone to gather information that’s really useful. That’s where the team based in Boulder is working to be able to help farmers to use…

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