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Ekonomika
2018, vol. 64, iss. 4, pp. 93-107
article language: English
document type: Scientific Paper
doi:10.5937/ekonomika1804091S

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The use of drones in agriculture: ICT policy, legal and economical aspects
aSinergija University, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality, Bjeljina, BiH
bUniversity of Priština, Faculty of Technical Science
cPublic institution Gymnasium Filip Višnjić, Bijeljina, Republika Srpska, BiH

e-mail: zspalevic@sinergija.edu.ba, milos.ilic@pr.ac.rs, ss54@skolers.org

Abstract

The rapid development of information and communication technologies from the standpoint of hardware and software resources has led to their increasing application in various areas of everyday life and work. One of the novelties of the hardware industry are the drones. The set of services that drones offer have enabled their use in many areas. One of the currently popular areas for usage of drones is agriculture. Agricultural fields in which a drone can be used depends largely on its equipment, primarily set of sensors and/or high resolution cameras. This paper gives an overview of use cases in agriculture where drones are suitable for use. Furthermore, advantages and limitations of using such aircraft are given. From different economical and legal aspects the use od drones is described. The use of drones in agriculture can greatly contribute to the development of precise farming, reducing production costs and the production of healthier food.

Keywords

dones; agriculture; DJI Phantom; legal issues; economical benefits

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