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,...

Attack of the drones to fight tree rot in Scotland

By JULIA HORTON DRONES more commonly ­associated with the war on ­terror are to patrol the skies over Scotland in a bid to eradicate diseases...

Navajo Nation plans to use unmanned aircraft to monitor crops

FARMINGTON, N.M. — The Navajo Nation's farming enterprise plans to buy an unmanned aircraft as soon as next summer to help monitor its crops. The...

Aeromapper Ready to Fly GIS UA.

The Aeromapper RTF UAV  comes with ArduPilot Mega 2.5 installed and ready, and a great mapping camera: the Casio Exilim H20G with Hybrid GPS. It's...

Researchers to demo military technology adapted for ag at event

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are military aircraft that are now also being used to help growers be more precise in their farming....

AutoCopter offers the opportunity to see the crops from above

By ANDREA JOHNSON Assistant Editor Farm and Ranch Guide The things of children’s tales and science fiction are gradually becoming true as science and entrepreneurship...

New drone aircraft to act as crop scout

By Larry Dreiling High Plains/Midwest AG Journal As producers undertake spring planting, it's useful to look at what is ahead of them in the near...

Flying Farming Robots

A flying robot as small as a dinner plate that can zoom to hard-to-reach places and a fleet of eco-friendly robotic farm-hands are just...