Sinclair Workforce Development, in cooperation with Riverside Research, is pleased to present Precision Agriculture through its UAS Training & Certification Center. Precision agriculture is a growing industry that can save both time and money for the agricultural community. UAS operations offer the potential of higher crop yields, more precise application of treatments, early detection of crop health issues and increased revenues. This course reviews the current state and future potential of UAS in precision agriculture. What participants will come away with:The continued and expanded use of UAS in the national airspace has raised questions regarding the commercial applicability of the technology for precision agriculture. This course provides an overview of UAS capabilities and how they may be applied to precision agriculture tasks.Learning outcomes:- Describe the importance and current state of precision agriculture.- Identify how UAS technologies (platforms, sensors, etc.) can be applied to precision agriculture tasks. - Determine the commercial viability of UAS applications in precision agriculture- Identify any impediments to the use of UAS for precision agriculture, including Federal Aviation Administration regulation.
Precision Agriculture June 21, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sinclair Community College, Building 12, Room 119 Regular price: $475 (includes all materials, continental breakfast, lunch and parking)
Riverside Research is a not-for-profit, scientific-research institution with the goals of providing technical excellence and trusted solutions to their partners. With six Centers of Excellence and six Research Laboratories, they offer a full range of theoretical and applied expertise to their defense, intelligence, academic, and commercial partners. Specifically related to UAS, Riverside Research develops and supports advanced aircraft mission planning solutions, comprehensive training taught by industry leading experts and advisory support services.
06/21/13 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMEastern Time
Sinclair Community College444 W. Third St.Building 1212-119Dayton, Ohio 45402937.252.9787
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