Indiana: Crops Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 6

🕔Jul 17, 2018Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, will be among the featured topics on Sept. 6 at Purdue University Extension’s annual Crops Field Day. Drones have been generating […]

Illinois: Agronomy Day, Savoy, Aug. 16

🕔Jul 11, 2018Ever wondered how you could use drones to make life easier on the farm? Need new and effective management strategies for western corn rootworm, soybean diseases, or herbicide-resistant weeds? Plan […]

Texas: Marketing Plans Help Farmers Capitalize on Grain Markets

🕔May 2, 2018The impacts of potential trade tariffs on crops such as soybeans would send ripple effects through other agricultural commodities, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Mark Welch, grains […]

Ag Drones: Online Tool Serves as Digital Logbook

🕔Apr 17, 2018A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data. The UAS User Log is a […]

Texas: Drones Help Researchers ‘Read the Weeds’

🕔Apr 2, 2018Even barely poking through the ground, weeds are distinctive. Determining the right tools for early identification and control are the goals of an ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife Research project.

Texas Wheat: Drones Help Researchers Monitor Dryland Crops

🕔Mar 26, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Research dryland wheat variety nursery near Bushland is being monitored weekly by drone flights, offering wheat breeders a chance to see changes on a more real-time […]

Texas: Drone Research Taking Off for Precision Ag

🕔Jan 25, 2018From traditional crop production to livestock, Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists from across the state provided updates on a multitude of unmanned aerial systems, or UAS, projects recently in College […]

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.

Ag Tech: Research Shows Drones Could Help Crop Management Take Off

🕔Nov 17, 2017Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, could help farmers determine if their crop is growing satisfactorily, according to a recent study conducted by University of Tennessee Institute […]

Ag Research: 3-D Crop Imaging Helps Estimate Plant Height

🕔Oct 23, 2017Building three-dimensional point clouds from high-resolution photos taken from unmanned aerial vehicles or drones may soon help plant breeders and agronomists save time and money compared with measuring crops manually. […]

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