Remote Pilot Certification Training – July 18

Remote Pilot Certification Training – July 18

– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulates drone use.  Drones need to be registered (cost is $5/drone) with the FAA and the certificate number marked on the drone. Commercial operators flying drones for business purposes must obtain a Remote Pilot...
Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Calibrating Your Boomless Pesticide Sprayer

Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, and Kalyn Waters, Holmes County Agricultural Agent Trees, fences, and uneven ground can make applying pesticides to pastures with a boom-type sprayer challenging. One way to avoid these hazards is to utilize a boomless sprayer....
Friday Feature:  Canadian Autonomous Tractors

Friday Feature: Canadian Autonomous Tractors

Back in 2017, we shared the Case prototype Autonomous (Self-Driving) Tractors video, but as of yet these are still not available commercially.  A Canadian company, DOT Technology Corporation has begun selling a limited release of autonomous tractors to farms, and is...
Drone Pilot Certification Exam Training – April 3

Drone Pilot Certification Exam Training – April 3

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulates drone use.  Drones need to be registered (cost is $5/drone) with the FAA and the certificate number marked on the drone. Commercial operators flying drones for business purposes must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate...
2019 Beef Conference Summary with Links to Presentations

2019 Beef Conference Summary with Links to Presentations

The 34th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show was held on Wednesday, February 13. A record crowd of 191 ranchers, cattle industry professionals, and extension faculty participated in the event. There were five educational presentations, as well...
Assessing Structural Damage After the Storm

Assessing Structural Damage After the Storm

The United States has suffered a series of devastating natural disasters in a relatively short time: September’s Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, October’s Hurricane Michael in Panhandle Florida, November’s Camp Fires in California, and most recently, the...