THE USE OF DRONES AND SENSORS IN AGRICULTURE
This paper presents the possibilities and benefits of using drones in agriculture, especially in precision agriculture. In the first part of the paper, basic notions regarding drones in the agricultural context, legislative and flight safety aspects are presented, defined and clarified. In the second part of the paper, the most used sensors in agriculture are introduced, the benefits and the main stages of using drones in agriculture are presented, related to the life span of a crop and the duration of the agricultural year. This paper encourages and justifies the use of drones both in current agricultural operations and by applying photogrammetric methods and generating digital products such as orthophoto plans, thematic maps and digital terrain models.