Frans Nikkels

Drones: the next generation of farming

'Manure is a big problem in the Netherlands and we need to be careful about how it’s managed'

Dust swirls in the wind as a dirt bike roars by. Birds are chirping. And a drone buzzes, hovering above the grass field. That is the reality on a ‘test farm’ in the small town of Bentelo, where ITC researchers help local farmers on their way towards precision farming.