AeroVironment Launches Its Next-Gen Ag-Specific Drone Packages

🕔Feb 12, 2019AeroVironment, Inc, a global provider of unmanned aircraft, today introduced the next generation of its Quantix VTOL hybrid drone and the AeroVironment Decision Support System (AV DSS) for precision agriculture. […]

Wild Hogs: Drones Give More Accurate Picture of Activity

🕔Jul 22, 2018Feral swine, wild hogs, wild pigs – whatever you want to call them – are walking nightmares for farmers. Their long list of destructive behavior includes destroying food crops, native […]

Weed Spotting By Drone: Moving Concept To A Practical On-Farm Tool

🕔Dec 26, 2017Researchers improving ability to ID resistant weeds with drone-collected imagery.

Soil Health Scouting: Drones, Satellites, Airplanes and Boots on the Ground – DTN

🕔Sep 22, 2017A mysterious deep-green rectangle convinced Randy Jax that aerial imaging had the potential to improve his farm. His family had grid-mapped its fields near Adams, Minnesota, for 15-plus years, and […]

Drone Flying and Grain Marketing: 5 Rules for the Risky – DTN

🕔Nov 23, 2016Well, folks, I’m back in the drone-owning community! Many readers will remember that I lost my first little unmanned aerial system (UAS) in an ocean of prairie grass when a […]

Drones: US Forest Service Warns Unauthorized Use Near Wildfires can Cost and Kill

🕔Aug 10, 2016Recreational drones or Unmanned Aircraft Systems sometimes called UAS have become increasingly popular in the past few years. While this is an interesting hobby and can allow you to get […]

Drone Prototype Successfully Used for Prescribed Burns

🕔Jul 25, 2016Ranchers who use prescribed burns to control invasive plant species on their pastures could soon receive some help from above. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a prototype […]

Drone Education – 4 Misconceptions You Need to Know

🕔Jul 15, 2016Part of understanding any emerging technology is clearing up common misunderstandings about it. About a year ago, the Mississippi State University Extension Service began developing a new program known as […]

Drones in Agriculture – DJI Announces Partnership to Put Them to Work

🕔Jul 11, 2016DJI, a leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, and Measure, a leading commercial operator of drones, and announced a partnership focused on service and to help companies develop and deploy UAV […]

Nebraska: Research Drone Successfully Used for Prescribed Fires

🕔Apr 29, 2016University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have successfully used a specially designed drone to ignite prescribed fires in 26 acres of restored tallgrass prairie at Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice. In addition […]

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