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MSU's Geosystems Research Institute UAS Research is Highlighted in AgWired

March 6, 2015

Story PhotoRobert Moorhead, director of the Geosystems Research Institute and Northern Gulf Institute at Mississippi State University, was at the 2015 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show to showcase the research being done on harnessing UAV technology on the farm. Moorhead had a chance to chat with reporter Chuck Zimmerman of AgWired about their use of UAVs. Geosystems Research focuses on agriculture; they utilize UAV technology to determine plant development, particularly in early-plant corn. Using one of the UAVs that they had on display they, "...can view down to 1/8″ resolution to determine growth problems" or animal impacts, especially from feral hogs. In an audio interview Moorhead discusses more of the UAS research details with AgWired's Chuck Zimmerman.

Listen to the interview with Robert Moorhead here: