EU's future cyber-farms to utilise drones, robots and sensors

Anthony King, From Horizon Magazine: Bee-based maths is helping teach swarms of drones to find weeds, while robotic mowers keep hedgerows in shape.

Latest ESA Research Leads to Better Cameras for Precision Agriculture

Lars Wecks for Trend in Tech: A new camera from Cubert, working in collaboration with VITO Remote Sensing and imec, based on research from the European Space Agency, is bringing high-resolution details to precision farming.


Malek Murison for We Talk UAV: Luckily, a few farming pioneers have started using their drones to herd animals, including cattle and sheep, from one place to another.

XAIRCRAFT Launched in Japan Targeting Global Precision Farming

Japan is one of the first countries using large-scale UAV on plant protection in the world. Take rice as an example, ground vehicles spray about 22% (in 2014), and the proportion of UAV plant protection has reached 36%.

No 'game of drones:' The serious future of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture

Drones may not replace the honeybee, but don't bet on a future of agriculture that doesn't increasingly depend on their capacity to reinvent 21st century farming.

Precision farming via satellite imaging Thanks to research with ESA on new cameras, hyperspectral cameras flying on drones are now able to see details as small as 4-5 cm.

Sentera Grows High-Precision Line With Release of Quad Sensor

Sentera introduces the latest update to its high-precision sensor product line, the Quad Sensor. Featuring four fully customizable imagers, the multispectral Quad Sensor is a precision agriculture, data-collection powerhouse.

Trimble and Propeller Aero Collaborate to Deliver Professional Quality Unmanned Aircraft System Workflows

Trimble Connected Site Solutions to Integrate with Propeller's Automated Ground Targets and Visualization Platform

Fortress UAV Launches North American Consumer and Commercial Drone Repair

Fortress UAV estimates that as many as 30% of new consumer drone customers crash their drones within the first week of purchase.

SLANTRANGE Announces Working with Bayer to Advance Research Programs with Aerial Remote Sensing

Bayer will be able to access SLANTRANGE's advanced data analytics to develop new high-throughput phenotyping techniques

InterDrone 2017 & Drone Law Pro WhitePaper Announcement

InterDrone 2017 in cooperation with Drone Law Pro has published and made available for free a new whitepaper regarding Part 107.

Big Success for First Pan-European Drone Conference and Trade Fair

Commercial UAV Expo Europe debuts successfully!

Teal Group Predicts Worldwide Civil Drone Production Will Soar $73.5 Billion Over the Next Decade

"The civil drone market is ready to take off," said Philip Finnegan, Teal Group's director of corporate analysis and author of the study. Eased airspace regulations, a flood of outside investment, new UAS service offerings and the entry of leading technology companies are setting the stage for very rapid growth."

5 precision ag technologies to watch

Catie Noyes for Farm and Dairy: The world of digital agriculture is continuing to advance before our eyes, says John Fulton, associate professor in Ohio State's College of Food Agriculture and Biological Engineering.

American Robotics Scouts Out $1.1M to Bring A.I. to Farm Drones

Frank Vinlaun for Xconomy: Drones are opening up the skies to farmers who want better ways to monitor their crops.

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