With the help of a new $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Texas A&M AgriLife researchers will collaborate to elevate phenotyping for plant […]
Iowa: Drones Help Scout Derecho Crop Damage Aug 14, 2020
Monday’s derecho event took a toll on crops across Iowa. Satellite imagery shows millions of acres of Iowa crops impacted by the high wind events. As growers dig out from […]
Is Unmanned Aerial Weed Control Ready for Takeoff? Sep 18, 2019
Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America say unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) may soon revolutionize weed management. And it’s easy to see why.
Indiana: Crops Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 6 Jul 17, 2018
Drones, 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 […]
Texas: Drones Help Researchers ‘Read the Weeds’ Apr 2, 2018
Even 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.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and other robotic vehicles are no longer seen as toys for hobbyists, but are becoming an important tool for the future of agriculture. But many people […]
Texas A&M Researchers Crank Up the Drones Jul 6, 2017
The maiden voyage of the first unmanned aerial system or drone by Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo was flown over wheat plots just before their harvest in the final […]
UC ANR Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (KARE) will be the location for two related drone workshops. The goals of these workshops are to provide an overview of unmanned […]
When plant breeders develop new crop varieties, they grow up a lot of plants and they all need to be checked. Repeatedly. “Farmers might have a 100-acre field planted with […]
Louisiana: Ag Drone Workshop, Alexandria, March 16 Jan 31, 2017
An LSU AgCenter workshop on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, in agriculture will be held March 16 at the State Evacuation Shelter on U.S. Highway 71 south […]