Boulder businesses want to use drones to help farmers control weeds

By Charlie Brennan BOULDER — Two Boulder businesses are hoping to bring pioneering drone technology to the age-old business of farming — if only federal...

Idaho Pursues Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center for Excellence Designation from FAA

BOISE, Idaho Known for its agriculture and diverse landscapes, Idaho's natural attributes and technical expertise position the state for leadership in the dynamic Unmanned...

Unmanned Aircraft Demonstration Highlighted at Agronomy Field Day

One of the most exciting recent developments in agriculture is the use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems to evaluate crop conditions.  Producers, agronomists and...

Icaros Teams with Tetracam to Announce New Professional-Quality Photogrammetric Tools for UAV Users at...

Rockville, MD and Chatsworth, CA 01 August 2013, Icaros, Inc., a global geospatial solutions provider, has teamed with Tetracam, Inc. a leading multi-spectral sensor provider to the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)...

UAV for ag use will be solar powered

During a keynote at the small unmanned systems business expo in San Francisco, Calif., the CEO of Alta Devices, Christopher Norris, explained that small...

ND company specializes in aerial crop imagery

By: Jonathan Knutson GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When David Dvorak launched Field of View in 2010, he foresaw a bright future for aerial crop imagery. Today,...

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...