Drones In Agriculture
Learn about the use of drones in agronomic production systems and what you will need to legally operate. Farmers, ag service providers, or anyone interested in the technology is encouraged to attend.

  • August 1, 2024 | Wye Research & Education Center (124 Wye Narrows Dr., Queenstown, MD 21658)
  • August 2, 2024 | Upper Marlboro Research & Education Center  (2005 Largo Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774)
*This is a one-day seminar with multiple dates and locations*

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $10.00 (Please send check or cash to the Harford County Extension Office, 3525 Conowingo Rd., Street, MD 21154). Checks should be payable to the University of Maryland. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided.

  • Introduction to drones in agronomic production systems
  • Parts of the drone and equipment overview
  • What you need to operate legally
  • Using drones for spraying crops
  • Using drones to seed cover crops
  • Drone demonstrations
Contact: Andy Kness, akness@umd.edu, 410-638-3255 | Erika Crowl, ecrowl@umd.edu, 410-887-8090

This program is funded by grants received from The Maryland Soybean Board and The Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board.

University programs, activities, and facilities are available to all without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected class.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any event or activity, please contact Andy Kness at least 2 weeks in advance to seminar date. 

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