Precision Agriculture

New DroneDeploy Solution Performs Real-Time Drone Mapping in the Field

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

In coordination with the spring growing season, DroneDeploy has announced the beta release of its new Fieldscanner product for real-time drone mapping. With Fieldscanner, which is available as part of DroneDeploy’s iOS app, farmers can use any DJI drone to [Read More]

Sentera’s Precision Ag Drone Solutions Arrive at 350 Resellers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

Minneapolis-based Sentera, a provider of drone imaging solutions in farming, has expanded its reseller network to more than 350 retail locations across North America. Sentera’s precision agriculture data solutions include AgVault Web, desktop and mobile applications that collect, interpret and [Read More]

Sentera Brings Incident Light Sensor to DJI Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2017

Sentera recently launched updates to its incident light sensor (ILS), which can now be used on the DJI Phantom 4, Phantom 3 and Inspire drones with normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) upgrades. For several years, research customers have used the [Read More]

New Partnership Focuses on Simplifying Drone Mapping Data for Growers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

In order to help growers more easily capture field maps and analyze aerial data, DroneDeploy, a cloud software platform for commercial drones, has integrated with agX, a Platform as a Service for data structure and management for the agricultural industry. [Read More]

John Deere Operations Center Users Gain Access to DroneDeploy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Just in time for the spring planting season, DroneDeploy, a cloud software platform for commercial drones, is now connected with the John Deere Operations Center. According to DroneDeploy, the integration allows users to synchronize their DroneDeploy and MyJohnDeere accounts to [Read More]

Producing Consistent Drone Data in Farming – Regardless of the Weather

Written by Pix4D on April 03, 2017

When you are a service provider with high client expectations, you need to be able to obtain quality results on a regular basis. When it comes to agriculture, producing consistent index maps is critical, regardless of weather conditions. If you [Read More]

Family-Owned Seed Company Calls Upon Indiana State for UAV Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Beck’s, a family-owned/operated retail seed company, is partnering with Indiana State University (ISU) to bring unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) training to its employees. Under the partnership, Beck’s aims to have 50 pilots become certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) [Read More]

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]