Precision Agriculture – Page 3

New Tool Allows Farmers to Live-Stream NDVI Drone Video to Phone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 10, 2017

Sentera has announced the upcoming release of LiveNDVI video: live-streamed normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) video via the company’s Double 4K sensor for drones. According to Sentera, the technology will offer agronomists a fast way to make decisions and specify [Read More]

North Dakota’s Precision Ag Summit to Offer Drone Focus

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 03, 2017

The sixth annual Precision Ag Summit, which will feature a focus on drones, is kicking off soon in Jamestown, N.D. Once again, the conference is co-hosted by the Red River Valley Research Corridor and the ND Farmers Union. Taking place [Read More]

Federally Supported Project Using Drones to Boost Wheat Yields

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 19, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded $3.4 million in funding for research into the development of new wheat varieties that are adapted to different geographical regions and environmental conditions. Specifically, one [Read More]

Sentera Expands U.S. Distribution of UAV Precision Ag Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 13, 2016

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based designer, developer and manufacturer of remote sensing technologies in the agriculture, infrastructure and public safety industries, has announced a new partnership with total solutions provider RDO Equipment Co. Founded in 1968, RDO Equipment Co. sells and supports [Read More]

Drones Could Help Manage Big Agricultural Commodity in California

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 07, 2016

AeroVironment Inc., a provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both military and commercial applications, has begun a yearlong study with California State University, Fresno to research how UAS imagery and analytics could potentially detect varying levels of water stress [Read More]

Latest Commercial Drone Fund Investment Goes to Precision Ag Sector

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 06, 2016

Airware’s Commercial Drone Fund has announced an investment in Raptor Maps, a Cambridge, Mass.-based company developing a drone-enabled technology platform for the agriculture sector. The Commercial Drone Fund is a venture capital-structured fund focused on early-stage start-ups developing technologies that [Read More]

Case Study: UAVs Proven as Powerful Tool for Vital Crop

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 05, 2016

Using unmanned aerial vehicles, Deveron UAS tracked a winter wheat field from planting in the fall to emergence the following spring.

Vegetable Producer Inks Drone Services Contract with Deveron

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 10, 2016

Toronto-based Deveron UAS Corp. has secured a new contract with Bonduelle North America, a large producer of ready-to-use vegetables. Deveron is a full-service enterprise drone data services company focused on agriculture. The company aims to help consumers increase yields and [Read More]

Sentera Debuts Omni UAV Package for Inspections, Agriculture

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Minneapolis-based Sentera LLC has introduced the Omni unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) package, a quadcopter fixed with Sentera’s gimbaled, double 4K sensor. Empowering users to collect precise data from obscure angles, an Omni + Double 4K Sensor package simultaneously captures macro and [Read More]

Agrowing and Mavis Link up for UAV Precision Ag Solution

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 28, 2016

Agrowing Ltd. – a provider of high-resolution, low-distortion, multispectral cameras – has announced an integration with Bitmapping’s Mavis unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) photogrammetry and mapping software. Agrowing’s modified Sony ILCE QX1 camera is an agricultural multispectral camera based on Agrowing’s [Read More]