Yummy, it’s a fruity little Côtes du Drone

Matthew Campbell, Paris THE West uses them to wage war from a safe distance, but drones are also being deployed in the unlikely setting of...

Oregon drone mission: Keeping spuds happy

HERMISTON, ORE. (AP) - Experiments have begun in Oregon aimed at using the unmanned aircraft known as drones to keep potatoes happy. The Federal...

Drones evolve into a new tool for ag

Laurie Bedord Loss of pilots over hostile territory fueled the birth of the drone in 1918. Nearly a century later, the mention of the word...

Researchers test unmanned aircraft for on-farm uses

Professor Giles will be speaking at our show, sUSBExpo (ed) By Steve Adler When farmers approach University of California, Davis, agricultural engineering professor Ken Giles to inquire...

Unmanned Drones Used For Spraying To Better Assist Crop Growth

DAVIS (CBS13) – Endorsed by the federal government, unmanned drones are now buzzing over Yolo County; and the weapons they use could help farmers...

Drones and agriculture @sUSBexpo

Professor Ken Giles will speak at sUSBExpo 25th 26th July 2013,  about his work at UC Davies and the Yamaha RMAX Professor Giles focuses his...

How Will Drones Be Used on American Farms?

Steve Holt For one, “you’re not going to see Predators flying across the heartland taking pictures of corn,” says Rory Paul, CEO of Volt Aerial...

Infragram: the Infrared Photography Project

A simple, cheap infrared camera which can measure plant health -- for geek gardeners, farmers, and open source DIY scientists. What could farmers, gardeners, students...

Unmanned aircraft can protect crops from locusts

by Gabino Martinez Serrano The world population is growing at a rapid pace. Today we are almost seven billion people and it is estimated that...

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0, ‘Built for the elements’ The movie

‘Built for the elements’ is a non-standard movie filmed in slow motion – 1,200 frames per second – with a high speed Phantom Flex...