Agriculture

North Dakota UAV business grows

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by By: Jonathan Knutson, Agweek GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The UAV industry continues to grow and evolve, and Field of View is growing and evolving with it. New regulations for unmanned aerial vehicles proposed in February by the Federal Aviation Administration…

Drone use for agriculture a growing field

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by Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer Like a bird with its wings spread out to catch wind, the drone glides effortlessly over expansive farm fields, harvesting gigabytes of data while following a preplanned flight path. Does the crop need fertilizer? Is…

Trimble UAV used to revolutionise Potato Growth Yield

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by The James Hutton Institute, in Invergowrie, Scotland have been utilising the Trimble UX5 UAV in conjunction with Trimble V10 imaging rovers to optimize plant health monitoring. Plant phenotyping and monitoring allows the comprehensive assessment of complex traits by evaluating…

Lost drone returned to Edmond family

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by By Dave Detling EDMOND, Okla. —For six months, a family of six wondered where their drone flew off to. This week they were reunited with their $1,000 flying object after it appeared on KOCO 5 News. “I was amazed that…

Toronto councillors eye permits for drone use

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by By: David Rider City Hall Bureau Chief, City councillors want to explore the idea of forcing aerial drone operators to get permits and comply with restrictions on flying them over outdoor city spaces including playgrounds. Mayor John Tory (open John Tory’s policard)’s…