Using a drone to create an accurate farm map

By Charlie Bell, Education Officer Tocal College and Ben Watts, Principal, Bralca.com
December 16 2021 - 4:00am
DRONING ON: An example of a base map, plant health map and an elevation map. The green on the plant health map indicate areas of good growth.
DRONING ON: An example of a base map, plant health map and an elevation map. The green on the plant health map indicate areas of good growth.

Drones and supporting software have developed rapidly in recent years and it is now economically viable and practical to consider using a drone to survey your property and a supporting software package to develop farm maps showing boundaries, paddock, soils and infrastructure.

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