How drones could become a farmer’s best friend

Editor’s Note: Agriculture is becoming one of the key industries for industrial drone applications, saving farmers both time and money. Please see the note at the end of this post for the location of the original article. Billions of gallons of freshwater are used every day to irrigate crops, but a lot of it gets wasted on already ripe or dying plants. Now, researchers have used images captured by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—i.e., a drone—to map[…]

5 New Year’s resolutions for construction pros in 2017

Editors note: 5 New Year’s resolutions for those in the construction industry in 2017. Please see the note at the end of this post for the location of the original article. It’s the start of a new year, which means now is the perfect time for contractors and construction professionals to step back, reassess their daily work lives and make necessary adjustments. From management style to charity work, it’s all about making 2017 a successful[…]