Drones as a research platform

Published 08 December 2016

Drones have been over-hyped, says UNE’s Precision Agriculture Research Group leader, Professor David Lamb, but that doesn’t mean to say they aren’t useful. This week a drone company contracted by his team spent two days minutely mapping pasture biomass on UNE’S research farm, as part of efforts to develop a new way of assessing pasture quality and quantity.