Precision Agriculture

DroneDeploy Offers New Ag Functionalities in Time for Growing Season

DroneDeploy, a San Francisco-based provider of a cloud software platform for commercial drones, has announced two new tools to help growers get more powerful...

Sentera’s New Fixed-Wing UAV Provides Growers with Precise Grid Patterns

Sentera LLC has rolled out the Phoenix 2 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a fixed-wing, hand-launched drone weighing four pounds and offering up to 60...

Sentera Brings Autonomous Drone Route Planning to Precision Ag App

Minneapolis-based Sentera LLC has added autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) route planning to its AgVault 2.0 mobile app to provide the agriculture industry with...

Hexagon’s New Precision Ag Mapping Apps Focused on UAV Market

Hexagon Geospatial has released seven different Vegetation Health Hexagon Smart M.Apps, which make use of remote sensing algorithms to identify plant and crop health...

Large vs. Small UAS: Researchers Explore Which Will Cut it for Farming

A Hermes 450 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) recently took flight to help North Dakota State University (NDSU) with an agricultural research project that tests...

Texas Aircraft Manufacturer Enters Agriculture UAS Industry

Olney, Texas-based aircraft manufacturer Air Tractor Inc. has expanded into the field of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with its recent acquisition of Hangar 78...

Yamaha RMAX UAS Makes U.S. Debut in Wine Country

Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. has announced the inaugural U.S. commercial operation of its RMAX remotely piloted helicopter for agricultural spraying.The RMAX flight was completed...

Louisiana College Adding UAS Simulator to Ag Aviation Training

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...

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

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...

Sentera Brings NDVI Single Sensor to the DJI Phantom 4 UAS

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...

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