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Big Iron opener comes amid harvest worries: Farmers deal with crop, marketing uncertainties

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO — The annual Big Iron Farm Show has operated among euphoric times with strong agricultural prices many times in the past. Not this year.
With corn prices projected around $3 per bushel for the next two or three years, farmers are scratc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Big Iron opener comes amid harvest worries: Farmers deal with crop, marketing uncertainties

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO — The annual Big Iron Farm Show has operated among euphoric times with strong agricultural prices many times in the past. Not this year.
With corn prices projected around $3 per bushel for the next two or three years, farmers are scratc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UAS test site projects in the works for North Dakota

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — After the pomp and circumstance of last year’s event announcing North Dakota had been designated one of national six test sites for unmanned aerial systems, the real work is set to begin.
Officials have submitted applications for c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand Forks County gets permission to fly drones at night

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost announced Friday that his department is the first law enforcement agency in the nation granted federal authorization to fly unmanned aircraft throughout its jurisdiction.
In a partnership with the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand Forks County gets permission to fly drones at night

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost announced Friday that his department is the first law enforcement agency in the nation granted federal authorization to fly unmanned aircraft throughout its jurisdiction.
In a partnership with the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Schools prepare for boom in drone jobs

December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dave Kolpack
The Associated Press

GRAND FORKS — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New opportunities for UAS: Unmanned aircraft market could boom in transition to civilian use

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By John Hageman

Forum News Service

 

GRAND FORKS – In Terry Sando’s National Guard career, he has seen how unmanned aircraft systems can be an asset in surveillance and rescue operations.

But when asked about the future of Grand Fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cramer: ND is 2nd or 3rd choice for drone test site

October 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS It’s very likely North Dakota will be one of the six states to host a test site for unmanned aircraft, but it is also very likely not the Federal Aviation Administration’s top candidate, Rep. Kevin Cramer said this past week in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Air Force to OK lease for tech park at Grand Forks base

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – The Air Force will sign a lease with Grand Forks County in December, allowing a technology park for unmanned aircraft to be built at Grand Forks Air Force Base, the state’s congressional leaders and the governor said Thursday. Continue Reading

UND touts new training for drone pilots

October 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The University of North Dakota announced Thursday a new program to train pilots of the Predator unmanned aircraft using a full-size simulator. Continue Reading