SEMO Awarded Grant to Increase Technology in Agriculture Operation

The Department of Agriculture along with the Economic and Business Engagement Center at SEMO has been presented with a grant of $51,000 grant for Rural Business Development. The grant is from the .U.S. Department of Agriculture. The grant will be used to establish a more advanced digitalized technology initiative. The university has used the funding to buy a hyper spectral camera and DJI Matrice 600 drone. With these new tools the university is able to for example,  isolate crop injury and learn soil nutrition status.

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