Digital Technology Meets Agronomy

Pam Smith for The Progressive Farmer: Drones buzzed overhead a tractor and spray boom projected images to simulate how spray nozzles can use new technology to spray only where weeds had escaped previous controls.

Using Agriculture Drones to Move From Analog to Digital Farming: A Case Study in Quantifying the Return on Investment

For us, the answer on when to go from "analog" to "digital" farming is today. In one growing season, we estimate that we will come out positive on our investment in implementing a "base-plus" variable rate nitrogen program.

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.

FORGET PRECISION AGRICULTURE: DRONE HERDING IS TAKING OFF

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.

How do Drones Help Farmers?

How do drones help farmers? They increase yields, save time, increase return on investment, are easy to use, crop health imaging, water efficiency and other environmental benefits. Look to the sky.

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

Phys.org: 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!

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