Precision Agriculture – Page 7

Louisiana College Adding UAS Simulator to Ag Aviation Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2016

As part of its agriculture aviation training curriculum, Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) has ordered an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) simulation package from Simlat. In association with Flying Tiger Aviation, the college, based in Monroe, La., offers both airplane and [Read More]

U.S. Senator Touts UAS Potential for Precision Ag in Kansas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 17, 2016

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., recently went to Fort Hays State University (FHSU), based in Hays, Kan., specifically to discuss the school’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program. Three months ago, FHSU was awarded a grant by the U.S. Department of [Read More]

Sentera Brings NDVI Single Sensor to the DJI Phantom 4 UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 11, 2016

Sentera LLC has announced the availability of its normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) single sensor for the DJI Phantom 4 unmanned aircraft system (UAS). With the Sentera single sensor, users can capture visual-band, near-infrared and NDVI data simultaneously in a [Read More]

AgEagle UAV Integrates Botlink for Easier Access to Farming Data

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2016

Drone manufacturer AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. is bringing Botlink’s real-time safety and data platform to the farming-focused AgEagle fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Botlink connects drones to the Internet so that UAV imagery can be captured, processed and delivered in [Read More]

SLANTRANGE Rolls out New Drone-Based Product Line for Precision Ag

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2016

SLANTRANGE has introduced new drone-ready sensors and an analytics system to allow growers and agronomists to obtain and process data faster and more efficiently. The two new sensors, SL2i and SL2p, as well as a new version of SLANTVIEW, the [Read More]

DJI and PrecisionHawk Team Up to Create Drone and Data Package for Farmers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2016

DJI’s drone hardware platform has been mated with PrecisionHawk’s drone software platform, DataMapper, to create an agricultural analytics solution for farmers. The companies’ Smarter Farming Package includes a DJI unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platform, the Matrice 100 or Matrice 600; [Read More]

N.J. College Deploys UAS for Blueberry and Cranberry Crop Research

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2016

New Jersey-based Atlantic Cape Community College has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to measure the effectiveness of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to monitor and map agriculture crops. Specifically, over the next two years, Atlantic Cape will conduct a [Read More]

Deveron Kicks Off UAS Flights for Ontario’s 2016 Farming Season

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2016

Toronto, Ontario-based Deveron Resources Ltd. says it has commenced commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations for the 2016 agricultural season in Ontario. In addition, the company says it recently ordered additional UAS and multispectral sensors to add to its fleet [Read More]

SkySquirrel Inks $1M to Advance Drone-Based Tech for Vineyard Health

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 01, 2016

Halifax, Nova Scotia-based SkySquirrel Technologies says it has closed a $1 million investment round as it enhances its drone-based technology for monitoring and improving crop health and enters new markets. The company says it has worked for the past three [Read More]

Deveron Gets Federal Green Light for UAV Ag Surveys Across Ontario

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2016

Under its new business, Deveron UAS, Toronto, Ontario-based Deveron Resources Ltd. says it will be using its newly granted Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) from Transport Canada to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for surveying agricultural land in rural areas. [Read More]