Are poison-packed drones the answer to eastern Australia’s mouse plague?

A ‘low-level’ but lasting plague is costing farmers money in lost grain across Queensland, NSW and Victoria

A Queensland farmer has been given approval to fly drones in New South Wales that drop poisoned bait to deal with a worsening mice plague.

The end of the long-running drought has been good for farmers, but brought with it mice that feed on grain spilled and left behind during harvesting.

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