Precision Agriculture – Page 2

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]

Sentera Converts DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone into Precision Scouting Tool

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

Just in time for the 2017 growing season in the northern hemisphere, Sentera says it can now make the DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone a precision scouting tool for farmers. By integrating the Sentera NDVI Single Sensor onto the Phantom [Read More]

UAVs and Robots Boost Plant Genetic Research for UGA Scientists

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 14, 2017

It may be a while before robots and drones are as common as tractors and combine harvesters on farms, but the high-tech tools may soon play a major role in helping feed the world’s rapidly growing population, according to the [Read More]

AeroVironment Works Extensively with Farmers on UAS Integration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 14, 2017

AeroVironment Inc., a provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both military and commercial applications, is sharing the details on its ongoing pilot programs with farmers and universities. The programs, which are entering their third year, have guided the development [Read More]