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Extension Home Study Course Prepares Drone Pilots for Exam

April 25, 2017

If you are interested in earning your Part 107 Remote Pilot certificate so that you can fly unmanned aircraft (drones) for commercial purposes, a new Nebraska Extension home study course will be of interest to you.

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Program on Drones in Ag April 6 in Harrisburg

March 20, 2017

A roundtable discussion and demonstration designed to inform agriculture producers of opportunities to use drone technology in their operations is scheduled for April 6 at Harrisburg. The program will be held from 1-3 p.m. at the Banner County Museum.

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(From left) Matt Headrick, George Meyer and Wayne Woldt conduct a preflight check on an unmanned aircraft system.
(From left) Matt Hedrick, George Meyer and Wayne Woldt conduct a preflight check on an unmanned aircraft system.

Nebraska Extension Offers Training on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

November 9, 2016
If you're interested in incorporating unmanned aircraft systems into your business operations and agricultural enterprises, learn more at this Nebraska Extension continuing education training, Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Workshops will be held at five sites in November

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George Meyer, left, and Wayne Woldt complete a preflight check on the Tempest unmanned aircraft. Both are professors in the UNL Department of Biological Systems Engineering.
George Meyer, left, and Wayne Woldt complete a preflight check on the Tempest unmanned aircraft. Both are professors in the UNL Department of Biological Systems Engineering.

UNL Professor Recognized for Resources on Unmanned Aerial Systems for Ag

August 17, 2016
UNL Professor Wayne Woldt looks at opportunities for using unmanned aircraft in agriculture and receives the Presidential Citation from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. The series looks at UAS (drones) and their potential uses in agriculture, as well as challenges, rules and regulations.

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