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Farmers turn drone technology to the skies despite cloudy regulation

Experts predict that the agriculture industry may soon account for roughly half of all drone flights in the United States. As part of that trend, farmers from across the country gathered in central Illinois this week for the Precision Aerial Ag Show, a showcase of unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as drones. Despite the growing popularity of using drones in agriculture, federal regulation challenges remain.