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...

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...