This was filmed in Lodi, California while pollinating apples for the Grupe Operating company. In a documentary on the collapse and decline of the bee population. Dropcopter provides assistance to the growers by showering the orchard with pollen at the exact time of bloom.
As bee populations decline, can technology help fill the gap?
Shadowquad and Dropcopter featured on PBS Newshour By William Brangham Humans rely heavily on pollinator bees to sustain food production globally. But for decades, the insects’ population has declined, in part because of pesticide use. Read more…