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Drone 2.0

Saturday, March 18, 2017 Now that John has his official Unmanned Aerial Vehicle license, (UAV), we upgraded our drone.   We found a buyer for our original one.  It was a compilation of components we acquired a couple winters ago.  We had … Continue reading

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Aerial analysis of crops, part 2

Saturday, August 8, 2015 John flew the drone over some soybean fields on Friday.  In particular, he examined Freddie, Nellie, and Burke.  If you merely did the ‘drive by’ windshield analysis of these soybeans, you’d feel pretty good about those … Continue reading

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A new adventure

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Our son Ben has long dreamed of being an airline pilot.  He made that decision when he was 7 years old, after his first flight experience on a family vacation to California.  He graduated from the … Continue reading

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Welcome the weekend

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Wow! Another last-day-of-the-month already!  The calendar pages flip over rapidly, don’t they? Some assorted stuff this week, both big and little: 1.  We made the final payment on the Cresy Evans farm on Friday.  It was the 10th … Continue reading

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UAV video, first attempt

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Here is one of our first attempts to make a video using the Phantom 2 UAV (drone) with an attached GoPro Hero3+ camera.  If you have 4 minutes, you can see how the UAV rookies are … Continue reading

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New things to learn

Thursday, January 8, 2015 Trucks and truckers are busy today.  Two loads of corn went to GPC at Washington, Indiana, and 3 loads of soybeans went to ADM at Newburgh, Indiana.  Not much else is going on outside on this … Continue reading

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