New drone rule in effect

Upcoming conference will feature FAA's new regulation and latest advancements in commercial drone use.

The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) rule on the commercial use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), also known as drones, will benefit agriculture in many ways, according to said RJ Karney, American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) drone policy specialist.

The new Small UAS Rule (Part 107), including all pilot and operating rules, went into effect on Aug. 29. To operate commercially, individuals now must undergo an on-site multiple-choice knowledge test and interview. They can th

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