‘Skywalker’: aeronautical technology to improve maize yields in Zimbabwe

To design a low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle which helps to select the maize varieties which are best adapted to adverse environmental conditions is the...

Remote-controlled aircraft to fly near Hermiston for potato research

Tiffany Woods HERMISTON, Ore. – Two small, remote-controlled aircraft are expected to start flying over potato fields in the Hermiston area this month as part...

Unmanned aircraft to play key role in future of agriculture

By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Welcome to the future of agriculture with remote-controlled helicopters and unmanned aircraft equipped with imaging sensors. Farmers and technology experts...

IDETEC Unmanned Systems delivers their first iMK-8 multirotor solution with 10 spectral bands.

IDETEC Unmanned Systems has delivered their first iMK-8 multirotor unmanned aerial system equipped with 3 payload cameras capable to obtain up to 10 spectral...

I spy with my little fly … animal cruelty

Ben Cubby An environment group is about to become the first in Australia to deploy surveillance drones to hunt for evidence of animal abuse on...

New GeoSnap Products from Field of View Streamline Multispectral Mapping

David Dvorak from Field of View wrote to tell us about their products expect a G+ Hangout with David soon. Field of View, an aerial...

Unmanned Drones May Have Their Greatest Impact on Agriculture

by Miranda Green Talk about beating swords into plowshares. The mention of drones may conjure up images of Star Wars-like spacecraft or hell-fire war machines. But...

The Future of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Rory Paul talks Agriculture and UAS on IOWA public radio and does a great job of representing the community. The current legal situation is...

Aerial Drones Aid Agriculture

Aerial imaging technology has improved greatly in recent years and is providing new ways to monitor fields for making crop and soil management decisions,...

Put Crop Scouting on Auto-Pilot

Jim Ruen | Corn and Soybean Digest Dale Crawford has his own crop-scouting drone...sitting in the basement. The Sullivan, Ill., corn and soybean grower bought the Canadian-built,...