Precision Agriculture – Page 13

Kansas Companies Form OEM Partnership for UAS Precision Ag

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2015

AgJunction Inc., a provider of hardware and software solutions for precision agriculture, has announced a strategic original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnership with Pulse Aerospace. Pulse Aerospace is a flight controls and systems developer of advanced helicopter unmanned aerial system (UAS) [Read More]

Companies to Collaborate on UAV Technology for Agribusiness

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 04, 2015

Valmie Resources Inc., a technology solutions company, says it has signed a letter of intent with Monitoreo Especializado Agricola de Jalisco SA (MEA) to collaborate on drone technology for agribusiness. Jalisco, Mexico-based MEA provides crop monitoring and data collection services [Read More]

Colorado UAS Technology Start-Up Wins State Grant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2015

Spectrabotics LLC, a Colorado Springs, Colo.-based start-up that aims to revolutionize precision agriculture with small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), has received a grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). Through its Advanced Industry Accelerator (AIA) [Read More]

Tennessee Company Offers UAS Sales, Flight Training & Servicing for Farmers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2015

FarmSpace Systems, an Alamo, Tenn.-based company owned and led by veterans, says it is launching a complete package of offerings for unmanned aerial systems (UAS), including sales of the devices, flight training and service packages. The advanced technology provides situational [Read More]

BYOD: Bring Your Own Drone, a Data Processing Platform from Agribotix

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2015

Agribotix, a Boulder, Colo.-based provider of turnkey drone data collection and analysis services, has introduced a new cloud-based data processing solution: Bring Your Own Drone (BYOD). The on-demand service processes drone-collected data and returns actionable recommendations. It is available to [Read More]

University’s School of Agriculture Is Gifted DJI Spreading Wings

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2015

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is now among the tools Western Illinois University (WIU) School of Agriculture faculty members will have access to. Munson Hybrids – a regional, family-owned seed company that serves farmers in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin [Read More]

UAS Authorization to Bolster College’s Precision Ag Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 14, 2015

Springfield, Ohio-based Clark State Community College has been granted a Certificate of Authorization (COA) for the operation of a SelectTech EH-4 unmanned aerial system (UAS). Granted by the Federal Aviation Administration, the COA allows the Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center [Read More]

Clemson Researcher Gets FAA Approval to Fly UAV for Precision Ag

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 12, 2015

Clemson University's Joe Mari Maja has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to fly an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of his precision agriculture research. According to a release from the university, the technology will monitor crop health and [Read More]