Iowa: Tips on Field Mapping with Aerial Imagery Sep 9, 2021

🕔Sep 9, 2021
As harvest starts to ramp up across Iowa, many people will be evaluating their crop scouting activities from 2021 and starting to make plans for 2022. In a previous article, […]

Drone Weed Mapping: Australian Group Rolls Out Practical System – Podcast Nov 5, 2020

🕔Nov 5, 2020
Australians John, Tony and Ben Single have developed an airborne weed sensor, Single Shot. It rapidly detects and maps weeds for later spraying. In this WeedSmart podcast, Ben Single describes […]

Aerial Drone Crop Spraying: A Niche Concept At The Moment – DTN Oct 27, 2020

🕔Oct 27, 2020
Just as the Wright Flyer didn’t look much like the first successful commercial airliners and bears little resemblance to modern aircraft, the future of aerial autonomous drone spraying could look […]

AeroVironment Launches Its Next-Gen Ag-Specific Drone Packages Feb 12, 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019
AeroVironment, 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, 2018

🕔Jul 22, 2018
Feral 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, 2017

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

Soil Health Scouting: Drones, Satellites, Airplanes and Boots on the Ground – DTN Sep 22, 2017

🕔Sep 22, 2017
A 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, 2016

🕔Nov 23, 2016
Well, 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, 2016

🕔Aug 10, 2016
Recreational 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, 2016

🕔Jul 25, 2016
Ranchers 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 […]

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