Precision Agriculture – Page 8

Event 38 Rolls out Full UAV Package for Managing Farm Operations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2016

Event 38, an Akron, Ohio-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer, has released its E386 agricultural drone solution, which combines the fixed-wing E386 UAV with 10 new apps on the company’s cloud-based Drone Data Management System. According to Event 38, the [Read More]

Agribotix Brings Drone-Enabled Solutions to Panamanian Farmers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2016

Boulder, Colo.-based Agribotix LLC says its Latin American venture, Agribotix LatAm (an Eco BCG company), is helping Panamanian farmers use agricultural drones, data and analytics to boost crop production and reduce costs. The agricultural intelligence company is working with the [Read More]

Agricultural Data Coalition Aims to Streamline Data Management for Farmers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2016

The Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC) has been established as an organization to help farmers better control, manage and maximize their data, including that from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Founder of the group are AGCO, the American Farm Bureau Federation, Auburn [Read More]

USDA Grant Brings sUAS Precision Ag Education to Kansas Colleges

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 12, 2016

Hays, Kan.-based Fort Hays State University (FHSU) has been awarded a grant of more than $700,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop curricula focused on the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) in precision agriculture, according [Read More]

Sentera Extends Precision Ag Solutions Through New Partnership

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 11, 2016

Sentera – a Minneapolis-based provider of software, sensors and drone technologies for the agriculture industry – has partnered with SST Software to allow users to more easily share and export imagery data. Through the partnership and integration with SST Software’s [Read More]

Pix4Dmapper Ag and Parrot/MicaSense Sequoia Sensor Come to Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 08, 2016

Pix4D says it has launched its first agriculture-dedicated software, Pix4Dmapper Ag, in conjunction with Parrot’s new multispectral Sequoia sensor, offered by MicaSense. According to Pix4D, farmers and agronomists can convert multispectral images into agriculture-specific maps for better crop management and [Read More]

John Deere Dealers Gain Access to Sentera’s Precision Ag Drone Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2016

Sentera LLC, a Minneapolis-based provider of software, sensors and drone technologies for the agriculture industry, says it is now a John Deere operations center production partner. This affiliation gives John Deere’s dealer and customer network access to Sentera’s solutions, including [Read More]

Sentera Launches Aerial Data Management Software for Farmers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 29, 2016

Minneapolis-based Sentera LLC recently launched its AgVault 2.0 software, which interfaces with any sensor or agricultural analytics tool to allow farmers to leverage crop-health imagery collected with a satellite, manned aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The software comprises a [Read More]

Farm-Equipment Supplier Brings Agribotix Drone Platform to Nearly 600 U.S. Dealers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 13, 2016

Agribotix LLC and farming-equipment supplier Hawkins Manufacturing Inc. have partnered to make turnkey, drone-enabled agricultural intelligence technologies and services widely available across the U.S. A package combines Agribotix’s FarmLens cloud-based data platform with the purpose-built Enduro quadcopter. Hawkins will offer [Read More]

Yamaha Gets FAA Certification for RMAX Unmanned Helicopter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 21, 2015

Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. has received Part 137 Agricultural Aircraft Operations Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – the first for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), says the company. With the certification, Yamaha can move forward with plans to [Read More]