“Was going to get a ground rig on here, use the drills,” Douglas said. “But because of the mud and the rocks, it was taking me forever.”
Devin Rose, owner of the D&C Drones, says the drones are spreading about 50-pound bags of seed, and can easily carry more than twice that weight.
“Farmers can sit here and just help load the seed rather than spend time, you know, burning fuel in a tractor,” Rose said.
Rose has been working with drones for most of his life.
“I started building drones when I was younger,” he said. “You know, just putting them together, that type of thing.”
In fact Rose, in his full-time job, flies drones over accidents for the Utah Highway Patrol. He believes this little side-gig will play a big role in the future of farming.
“Thought now would be a good time to get it up and go,” he said. “And just try and to get my foot in the door because it’s becoming more and more popular.