Israeli Air Force MuseumHatzerim airbase, Israel, The Israeli Tadiran Mastiffwhich first flew inis seen by many as the first modern battlefield UAV, due to its data-link system, endurance-loitering, and live video-streaming. The balloons were launched mainly from land, however some were also launched from the Austrian ship SMS Vulcano.
Water Top Issues Farming and ranching touches nearly every aspect of human activity and is always the subject of legislative and regulatory interest. Because of that, the California Farm Bureau Federation works to protect and promote agricultural interests throughout California and to find solutions to the problems of the farm, the farm home and the rural community.
CFBF represents farmers and ranchers in venues including the state Capitol, the halls of Congress and the offices of state and federal regulatory agencies.
CFBF derives its strength from grassroots policy development. This assures Farm Bureau represents the collective interests of its members. Water rights fee protest As it has for water rights fees imposed by the State Water Resources Control Board in prior years, the California Farm Bureau Federation recommends that water-right holders protest the fiscal year fee.
A protest form is linked here. For the moment, however, it is uncertain whether CFBF will file with the Board its own protest, to which the protests of water-rights holders would be joined, followed by court action.
Both the California Supreme Court and U. Supreme Court denied review of the unfavorable appellate court decision. The groups hope to decide by November CFBF will announce the decision on this webpage.
Meanwhile, a water-right holder could either: Print, complete, and file the protest form with the Board. The Board would either deny the protest or simply let it lapse. Wait and recheck this website on or soon after November 28 to see if CFBF and the other groups will protest the fee.
If it is announced that CFBF and the other groups will not protest the fee, the water-right holder would also not file a protest. To be timely, protests must be received by the Board by Monday, December Water rights fee protest form Animal Agriculture No one has greater concern for the care and welfare of farm animals than the farmers and ranchers who raise them.
CFBF represents farmers and ranchers on issues including animal health and welfare, stewardship of natural resources and economic viability of animal agriculture. Producers want to ensure that antibiotics remain effective and available to maintain healthy and productive animals to prevent and treat animal diseases and infections.
Producers recognize the importance of maintaining effective antibiotics both for use in human medicine and to treat their animals. They are committed to taking an active role in the efforts being made to reduce antibiotic resistance on State and National levels.But in the US & Canada, agriculture drones are very new.
In fact, the first FAA exemption for a precision agriculture drone operator was only awarded in January of And according to that operator, Empire Unmanned, only % of farms are using drones in their precision agriculture operation.
Agricultural drones have been changing the face of farming and cultivation heavily the past years, and completely changing the way that many farmers and other entities go about their business.
What Are Agricultural or Farming Drones? Agricultural drone technology has been improving in the last few years, and the benefits of drones in agriculture are becoming more apparent to farmers. The Best Fixed Wing Ag Drones. Fixed-wing UAVs are the best choice when you have to cover a lot of ground, fast.
Fixed-wing ag drones can cover up to 10 times the acreage that a typical quadcopter can cover in a single flight. Apr 23, · Agricultural Drones. Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to Author: Chris Anderson.
Beginning as exclusive tools for military reconnaissance, recent technological innovations have pushed drones into the hands of businesses and the public.