Precision Agriculture

SLANTRANGE Brings New Agricultural Drone Tools to Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

SLANTRANGE Inc., a provider of drone-based remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture, has announced the availability of its new 3p multispectral sensor system and SlantView analytics software. Introduced earlier this month, the 3p, built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight [Read More]

Farming Retailer Signs Long-Term Drone Deal with Deveron

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Toronto-based Deveron UAS Corp., a drone-based data provider to the agricultural industry in North America, has announced a multiyear commitment to working with Thompsons Ltd., a farming retailer that has been in business since 1924. Under the contract, which is [Read More]

Sentera Brings TrueNDVI Sensor to DJI Mavic Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

Turning DJI’s Mavic drone into a precision scouting tool, Sentera, a Minneapolis-based provider of remote sensing technologies, has added its trademarked TrueNDVI capabilities to the aircraft. The lightweight Sentera NDVI Single Sensor is now integrated onto the portable Mavic drone, [Read More]

SLANTRANGE, Qualcomm Create Multispectral Sensor Platform for Ag Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

San Diego-headquartered SLANTRANGE Inc., a provider of drone-based remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture, has released its 3p multispectral sensor system for farming drones. The 3p is built on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight drone platform, providing the 3p with [Read More]

MicaSense, senseFly Team up to Offer End-to-End Drone Ag Solution

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

senseFly, a Switzerland-based producer of mapping drones, has signed a commercial agreement with MicaSense, which provides a platform for data gathering, processing and analytics for agriculture. Under the new partnership, senseFly and its distribution partners will offer MicaSense’s Atlas platform [Read More]

Agribotix Launches QVu Software for Enhancing Drone Scouting in the Field

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Boulder, Colo.-based Agribotix has launched QVu First Results, an addition to its FarmLens analytics software for agricultural drone operators. According to Agribotix, a QVu report is produced in minutes at the surveyed field’s edge – even in locations with no [Read More]

Farmers, Here’s an App for Detecting Nitrogen Levels from Drone Imagery

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

A new partnership between PrecisionHawk and Leonardo is enabling drone operators to automatically detect wheat nitrogen levels from aerial imagery. Leonardo, a global aerospace, defense and security company, has established the new Absolute Nitrogen Content app within PrecisionHawk’s Algorithm Marketplace. [Read More]

Land O’Lakes Kicks off Agriculture Drone Challenge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Fortune 200 agribusiness and food company Land O’Lakes Inc. is calling on innovators from the tech industry to enter the Land O’Lakes Prize: Drone Challenge, a crowdsourcing competition designed to develop proposed solutions that enable scalable, autonomous drone usage in [Read More]

Utah State Unveils BluJay All-Electric UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Utah State University has unveiled its BluJay line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), all-electric aircraft used for research in agriculture and water resources engineering. The university’s recent unveiling event coincided with a meeting of the GRAPEX group, a team of [Read More]

DroneDeploy Inks Deal with Major Capital Goods Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

As part of a new North American distribution agreement, U.K.-based CNH Industrial N.V., a global provider of agricultural equipment and other capital goods, has selected DroneDeploy’s cloud platform as the software for a new, all-in-one drone bundle. Available now from [Read More]