The Benefits of an Aerial Perspective - How Drones are Transforming the Agricultural Industry

In this new age of agriculture, drones are not just tools for surveying; they are the vanguard of a farming evolution, rewriting the rulebook on efficiency and sustainability from an uplifting vantage point.

HUIDA TECH's HD540Pro Agricultural Drone Improves Spraying Efficiency by 60 percent for Mexican Fruit Growers

The fruit tree mode of the drone has improved its working efficiency by up to 60 percent, while also better controlling the number of pesticides used, reducing material waste, and cutting down environmental pollution.

New DJI Agriculture Drone Insight Report Reveals Greater Acceptance, Advanced Farming Techniques and Exploration of Best Practices for Farmers

DJI Agriculture, a global leader in facilitating agricultural innovation through drone technology, today reveals the findings of the DJI Agriculture Drone Insight Report 2022/23.

Autonomous Technology Is the Key to Keeping up With Climate Change

Teams of agricultural scientists are interested in how autonomous technologies could help farmers and ranchers become aware of sick animals sooner. One example involves drones that can recognize unique cattle markings and track health statistics.

Three themes for the future of agriculture - Motorisation drives agriculture forward

Here, Dave Walsha, sales manager of DC motor supplier EMS, explores three themes key to ensuring the sector's future.

Is IPM the Next Big Focus for AgTech?

It's just another intersection of integrated pest management (IPM) and AgTech. As technology expands to include gene editing, AI and laser beams, farmers have a new suite of pest management tools in their arsenal.

Challenges in Drone Technology

Drone technology continues to advance depending on specific applications. For this article, we'll be looking at compact drones used in a variety of applications that need continuous and autonomous inspection of chimneys, shafts, and tanks.

Fully Automatic Robot for Sowing and Weed Control

We need to focus more on autonomous machines in agriculture - what machines are on the market, what are the advantages and why farmers should adopt this technology. The awareness has already improved the recent years, but we need to do better.

Valmont Records Longest BVLOS Drone Flight on the Wings of T-Mobile 5G

The Un-carrier helps Valmont capture mission-critical data in industry-first beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone inspection operation

XAG Drone Eyes Widespread Use in Vietnam's Banana and Durian Farming

Farm Krong Pack turns to the XAG P100 drone, which can adjust droplet size to different micron level, together with the RTK centimeter-level navigation system to achieve precision spraying. The application of drone helped reduce 80% water, 70% pesticide, and 60% fertilizer.

Diageo introduces drones to drive farming efficiency and environmental benefits across tequila farming in Mexico

Drones in tequila farming to build data on agave plants to drive better farming decisions, reduce water and fertilizer use and decrease the use of vehicles to reduce carbon emissions

Study determines optimum height for drones to fly and target desert locusts with biopesticide

A study, led by the first winner of the inaugural Carol Ellison Science Award 2021, has determined the optimum height for a drone to fly and target desert locusts with biopesticides in order for it be most effective as a tool to fight the devastating crop pest.

Drones Revolutionizing Weed Management and Crop Care

Drones can broadcast chemicals over entire fields or apply them to specific plants with remarkable accuracy. Fixed-wing planes take a clumsy approach - as the product leaves the tank in a hazy cloud, much of it blows beyond the pasture's edge.

How a Government Drone Blacklist Could Impact Farms

The federal government has passed legislation that prohibits government entities, government funded organizations, and private contractors that service the government. contracts from purchasing/using Chinese-made drones

2022 Top Article - Drones and Robotics in Agriculture

Using an in-expensive drone, they can map a full quarter section of land in about 20 minutes, providing a real-time map that is able to instantly show variability and allow them to quickly identify problem areas and determine solutions.

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