søndag 11. desember 2016

Increasing China's Food Supply – With Drones

With 1.36 billion people, protein consumption rising, scarce land, and the agricultural workforce declining, China needs to increase productivity. One option is using drones in farming, an industry still performed manually. Although the evolution will be gradual, Chinese farming is mechanizing. Wu Yiyuan from Shenzhen Hi-tech New Agricultural Technologies noted that “starting in 2012, the state government in China issued a policy to support more high tech agriculture including UAVs.” Read more