Archive for farming

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]

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]

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]

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]

AGCO Rolls out Farming Drone with 3DR Solo Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 05, 2015

Duluth, Ga.-based AGCO Corp., a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has introduced the SOLO AGCO Edition unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The UAV, built on 3D Robotics' Solo platform, implements intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution mapping software to [Read More]

Southern Illinois University Adds UAV Course for Farming Students

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 29, 2015

Beginning this fall, agriculture students at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale will be offered a course on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and their applications. The course will cover UAV types for agriculture use, maintenance and repair, remote sensing attachments and [Read More]

SLANTRANGE Presenting Drone-Based Solution for Farming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 11, 2015

SLANTRANGE Inc., a drone-based agricultural crop sensor and data analytics company, is planning to showcase the business opportunities its technology presents in farming. For the seventh annual SXSW Accelerator competition – held March 14-15 in Austin, Texas – SLANTRANGE was [Read More]

All Drone Solutions Teams Up with DroneDeploy for Farming UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2015

In collaboration with DroneDeploy, Exeter, Calif.-based All Drone Solutions says it has developed a cloud-enabled drone specifically for farmers. The aircraft, which is equipped with a multispectral camera, can take off and land vertically. The company says it demonstrated and [Read More]

AgEagle Rolls Out UAS Operations Management System for Farming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2014

AgEagle LLC, a Kansas-based manufacturer of fixed-wing unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the precision agriculture industry, has introduced a new UAV operations management system, the AgEagle RAPID. Specifically developed for agronomists and crop consultants, the RAPID – through a tablet [Read More]

Louisiana Group Urges FAA to Set Regulations for UAS in Farming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2014

A 17-member study group in Louisiana, headed by state Sen. Francis Thompson, D-Delhi, and including representatives from the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center (LSU AgCenter), has spoken out about the need for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in agriculture. The Federal [Read More]