Agriculture

Unmanned aircraft aids NMSU Ag research

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By Emily C. Kelley LAS CRUCES, N.M. >> A small group of researchers and technicians recently gathered on a dirt airstrip at the USDA Jornada Experimental Range to launch a Bat 4 unmanned aircraft on a mission, flying through both military…

Delta AgTech Symposium

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 8, 2014) — Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have become one of the hottest topics in agriculture today. With predictions that up to 80 percent of future commercial usage of UAVs will be in the agriculture sector, farmers,…

UAV and GIS—An Emerging Dynamic Duo

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ArcUser Devon Humphrey has worked on emerging technologies in GIS for the past three decades. When he became GIS manager for Lee County Appraisal District in Texas in 1991, he was one of the first to use GPS to georeference…

New AutoCopter SuperScout added to UAV market

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The new precision ag multicopter, AutoCopter SuperScout, includes three cameras, auto pilot and image processing software solutions for lease or purchase. It is the latest option for a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from AutoCopter Corporation, which has sold UAV helicopters for…