Drones will soon boost farm yields by providing eyes in the skies

Unmanned aerial systems will tell farmers where crops do and don’t need attention, increasing yields while reducing costs. “Ag is really the low-hanging fruit,” said Curtis Moore, a managing partner with Apis Remote Sensing Systems, a drone operator and dealer in Hays, Kan. Growers await the go-ahead from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Salvador Perez powers offense as Royals roll past fading Tigers 5-1

Salvador Perez had three hits, including a two-run home run in the fourth inning, and Danny Duffy threw seven strong innings as the Royals opened a three-game series against the Tigers with a 5-1 win on Tuesday night in Detroit. The Tigers, once favored to win the American League Central, now sit 12 1/2 games behind the division-leading Royals.

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