• NYU Tandon Professor Advances Drone Technology for Agriculture

    The National American Italian Foundation (NAIF), in collaboration with the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), presented its Young Investigator Award to Assistant Professor Giuseppe Loianno, head of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s new Agile Robotics and Perception Lab.

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  • New agricultural drone offers high-tech help to Japan’s ageing farmers

    Developers and farmers in northeast Japan have been testing a new drone that can hover above paddy fields and perform backbreaking tasks in a fraction of the time it takes for elderly farmers.

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  • Innovative Sentera Double 4K Sensor

    The innovative Sentera Double 4K Sensor seamlessly integrates onto the robust, high-endurance DJI Inspire 2 and Inspire 1 drones using lock & go technology.

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  • Pollen Systems launches drone-based data and analysis solution

    Pollen Systems helps vineyards and farms collect and analyze accessible data to help them identify property areas that may be suffering from issues involving irrigation, pests and disease, and irregular growth.

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  • North Dakota State University tests new ‘spray drone’

    The model AG V6+ is a 6-foot-wide spray boom, acquired by North Dakota State University. It will soon be tested for its ability to accurately spray herbicides autonomously.

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  • AFDB launches project on use of drones in Agriculture

    Drones will soon be used to survey and map agricultural areas in the UAE. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has invited several professional drone companies in the UAE to carry out the pilot phase of the project.

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  • Deveron launched drone data services in US market

    Drones will soon be used to survey and map agricultural areas in the UAE. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has invited several professional drone companies in the UAE to carry out the pilot phase of the project.

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  • Drones used to survey and map agricultural areas in the UAE

    Drones will soon be used to survey and map agricultural areas in the UAE. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has invited several professional drone companies in the UAE to carry out the pilot phase of the project.

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  • Crop sprayer drone Agras MG-1S

    The Agras MG-1S integrates a number of cutting-edge DJI technologies, including the new A3 Flight Controller, and a Radar Sensing System that provides additional reliability during flight.

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  • DA pushes to utilize drones for Fertilizing

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) is spearheading the effort to utilize drones in spraying farm inputs in vegetable farms in La Trinidad, Benguet.

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  • UW to Host Symposium on Drone Technologies

    Experts in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, will discuss recent developments in the industry, along with the future of drone technology, during a symposium at the University of Wyoming May 30-31.

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  • UAS User Logbook New tool for drone users

    Progeny Drone Inc., a Purdue-affiliated startup, has created software that rapidly converts aerial crop photos into useful information for plant breeding, crop modeling and precision agriculture.

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  • Purdue-affiliated Progeny Drone for precision agriculture

    Progeny Drone Inc., a Purdue-affiliated startup, has created software that rapidly converts aerial crop photos into useful information for plant breeding, crop modeling and precision agriculture.

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  • Fund granted to Irish drone technology research

    Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD today announced funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) of €1.8m - with a further €4.5m investment from industry

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  • Uses of drones in agriculture is increasing in Japan

    The number of drones used in agriculture is increasing in the country, with some farmers starting to utilize the aerial vehicles for visual inspections of crops and other new purposes.

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  • Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for crop monitoring

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) will soon use an unmanned aerial vehicle for monitoring crops across the State.

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  • Drones to track the impact of rain and drought on ecosystems

    Drones will play a key role in assessing the impact of highly variable water resources around the state thanks to a new $2.2 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

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  • RAUCH presented first fertiliser spreader drone

    On the occasion of AGRITECHNICA 2017, RAUCH will present the worldwide first fertiliser spreader drone which is able to fly.

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  • Drone-Mounted-Lasers to blast weeds in new "map-and-zap" project

    Scientists will explore using drone-mounted lasers to blast weeds causing a billion-dollar headache for farmers in a new "map-and-zap" project.

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  • Unique Honey Bee Drone Developed by Syracuse Native

    Anna Haldewang turned a college project into an innovative device that spotlights the plight of the shrinking honey bee population.

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  • New Agricultural Drones on Crop Diseases by IISc

    The Indian Institute of Science’s (IISc) Department of Aerospace Engineering has developed drones that can help identify diseases in crops by hovering over the agriculture land.

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  • Application of Nitrogen in Potato Farming using Drones

    The ‘Toward precision agriculture 2.0’ research programme has included a group of potato farmers carrying out test runs with sensor observations by drones. The drone images show exactly where they should apply more or less nitrogen on their fields, allowing farmers to use the product more efficiently.

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  • Purdue Students Launch Agricultural Drones to capture images of entire crop fields.

    Aerial Agriculture LLC, a tech startup founded by undergraduate students in Purdue's College of Engineering, developed and piloted agricultural drones that can capture specialized images of entire crop fields.

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  • SenseFly Launches New eBee SQ fixed-wing Agricultural Drone.

    Swiss professional drone manufacturer, senseFly, launched new eBee SQ fixed-wing agricultural drone.
    This cutting-edge unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is built for the Parrot Sequoia multispectral camera and can cover up to 10 times more ground than small quadcopter drones.

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  • AgTech: Grants for UAV and Remote Sensing in Agriculture from Defra

    The grants cover up to 40% of the total costs of UAVs, or specialist sensors, which can capture data in order to detect disease and weeds, monitor crop green leaf areas or estimate crop yields.

    “The Countryside Productivity Grant offers a real boost to this developing industry,” said Steve Keyworth, URSULA Agriculture director. “More and more businesses are seeing the value of aerial crop data and how it can help maximize crop performance, however the sector needs this kind of investment to expand.”

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  • Agriculture or Farming Drone by dmzaerial

    The 2015 InspireAg Scouting Package is the newest UAV Scouting kit from DMZ Aerial. The InspireAg is a top-of-the line unit with a cost-effective price point. With a starting price of $5,000, the InspireAg Package delivers exceptional capabilities with rated flight times of up to 22 minutes, a 50 mph top speed, a 25 mph wind tolerance, a 4k camera, and an FPV range of up to 1.25 miles. The InspireAg Package utilizes the leading UAV platform for aerial imagery, the DJI Inspire. What make the InspireAg package unique in its Ag-focused contents and upgraded flight application and software.

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  • AgTech: Yamaha RMAX Introduces Drones for Agriculture Use

    Yamaha RMAX introduces agriculture UAV or drones for high technology agriculture or farming. It simplifies maintenance of large farm with minimum human work.

    Agricultural uses include spraying, seeding, remote sensing, precision agriculture, frost mitigation and variable rate dispersal. In Japan, RMAX helicopters are primarily used for seeding and spraying rice. Given the unique features of the RMAX, the opportunities in Australia and New Zealand are endless. Sky Division Australia is working with several agricultural industry bodies, grower's groups and government departments on new projects. It offers 2 types of spraying facility- granular sprayer & liquid sprayer for ease in operation and as per crop requirement.

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