Precision Agriculture – Page 5

Minneapolis Drone Ag Software Company Expands Global Reach

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2016

Sentera LLC, a Minneapolis-based provider of remote sensing hardware and data management solutions, recently signed a reseller agreement with DroneMate, an agriculture and inspection drone and sensor distributor in New Zealand. The agreement gives New Zealand’s agriculture industry access to [Read More]

Ag Drone Rodeo Comes to Pendleton, Ore., Soon

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 05, 2016

The Oregon UAS FutureFarm is hosting a two-day Ag Drone Rodeo, which will feature unmanned aircraft system (UAS) crop survey flight demos and post-flight data analysis presentations from companies in digital agriculture. Taking place in Pendleton, Ore., on Aug. 18-19, [Read More]

Pix4D Brings Drone Agriculture Software to Desktop and Cloud

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2016

Pix4D has rolled out a new hybrid solution for agriculture: Users of the recently launched Parrot Sequoia multispectral sensor with a license of Pix4Dmapper Ag will be able to process mapping data both in the Pix4Dmapper Ag desktop solution and the [Read More]

Farmers Edge, Green Aero Tech Link Up for Drone Precision Ag Solution

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2016

Farmers Edge, a provider of precision agriculture and data management solutions, has partnered with Green Aero Tech, a drone systems and data provider. Farmers Edge – which is based in both Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Shakopee, Minn. – says growers will [Read More]

John Deere Software Integrates with Agribotix Drone Ag Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2016

Agribotix, a Boulder, Colo.-based provider of drone-enabled agricultural intelligence, has integrated its FarmLens agricultural data platform with the John Deere Operations Center for real-time decision support for any farming operation. According to Agribotix, results from the FarmLens platform can provide [Read More]

Pix4D, senseFly Offering Workshop on UAS in Precision Ag

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2016

In collaboration with The InfoAg Conference, held Aug. 2-4 in St. Louis, senseFly and Pix4D are teaming up to offer a technical workshop on using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for precision agriculture. Taking place Aug. 4 from 1:00-4:30 p.m. at [Read More]

Deveron UAS Issued Transport Canada Approval for Three More Provinces

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2016

Toronto-based Deveron UAS Corp., a drone data service company for agriculture, has received a standing Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) to deploy its unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba as a restricted operator for complex operations. Under [Read More]

Purdue Engineering Students Embark on Ag Drone Start-Up in Indiana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2016

Through their start-up, Aerial Agriculture LLC, engineering students from Purdue University are developing and manufacturing agricultural drones that can capture multispectral images of entire crop fields. According to Purdue, Lafayette, Ind.-based Aerial Agriculture uses specialized cameras to convert images into [Read More]

House Subcommittee Explores Ag Technology Advancements, Including UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

The House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management recently held a hearing to educate members about innovations in agricultural imagery and technology, including unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). According to the committee, this meeting was the second [Read More]

Octocopter Facilitates University’s Vineyard Irrigation Study

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 07, 2016

Washington State University (WSU) is deploying an eight-rotor unmanned aircraft system (UAS) as part of a long-term study on subsurface irrigation in vineyards. The researchers are applying water directly to the roots of a vine in the ground, rather than [Read More]