Agriculture

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…

UAV systems could benefit ag, but questions remain

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by By: Lucas Lentsch, Excitement surrounds the potential use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in South Dakota’s agricultural industry. This technology could be used to fly over pastures and check cows or to take aerial surveys of crops and spray pesticide…