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...

Drones & Agriculture: Unmanned Aircraft May Revolutionize Farming, Experts Say

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer SAN MATEO, Calif. — The word "drone" tends to conjure up images of planes that kill terrorists or of...

Unmanned aircraft the future in weed control

By Amy Phillips Company officials from Yamaha are visiting western Queensland this week to check out their unmanned aircraft being used to spray weeds. The Japanese company...

Lake Region to offer UAS training

Lake Region State College in Devils Lake is getting into the unmanned aircraft systems industry. The college plans to offer training for law enforcement officials...

Drones can be positive and negative for the ag industry

By Heather Hetterick & Matt Reese Just a few years ago, it would seem more like something out of a bad sci-fi film. But today,...

Farmers Experiment With Drones

By RACHAEL KING Farmers are starting to investigate the use of drones for a decidedly nonmilitary purpose: monitoring crops and spraying pesticides. As the spring growing season...

Student designs unmanned aircraft for farmers at Shropshire university

A FRENCH postgraduate student has completed seven months research at Harper Adams University developing an unmanned aircraft for use in agriculture. Marc-Alexandre Favier, from Bourg-en-Bresse,...

What Drones Can Do for You

A clique of 25 vineyard owners and farmers, always looking for ways to economize, had gathered on a Wednesday in November at an experimental...