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For apple growers in the eastern United States, the biggest problem -- the most relentless, pervasive, unavoidable issue, which can ruin a whole crop if not managed aggressively -- is apple scab. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are working on a new tool to combat the apple scourge: A drone.
Thomas R. Lyons Jr. told commissioners he’ll be a hands-on owner, at the establishment for most of the 55 hours a week it will be open. Lyons said operating hours would be from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m., five... 0