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Posted: August 12, 2014 at 1:50 a.m.

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Farmers pitched on drone eyes for crop data

In this July 2013, photo provided by Robert Blair, shows a multi-rotor hexacopter, an unmanned aircraft that Blair purchased to monitor his farm in Kendrick, Idaho. Experts say agriculture is the most promising commercial market for drones, the technology a perfect fit for Americaís large-scale farms and vast rural areas where privacy and safety issues are less of a concern. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Robert Blair).

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