Truendvi™ To DJI Phantom 4 Pro


Sentera Adds Truendvi™ To DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone 2017 GROWING SEASON WILL SEE MOST ADVANCED CROP SCOUTING EVER Sentera today announced its ability to convert a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone into a precision scouting tool that collects TrueNDVI™ crop health data, just in time for the 2017 growing season in the northern hemisphere. By integrating the ultra-lightweight, super-precise…

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Midwest Startup A Flying Success

Midwest Startup A Flying Success: Precision Drone embeds each vehicle with an infrared video camera and technology that can detect live vegetation. Credit: Precision Drone

Drones For Farmers Makes Midwest Startup A Flying Success There was a time when the idea of spraying insecticide and fertilizer on crops from the air seemed farfetched. Today airplanes do exactly that. Now the agricultural industry is considering another type of airborne vehicle — drones. More farmers are using the unmanned aircraft systems to maximize the efficiency of agriculture,…

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Aerial Vegetation Monitoring

New Imaging Filters Introduced for Aerial Vegetation Monitoring

New Imaging Filters Introduced for Aerial Vegetation Monitoring Midwest Optical Systems (MidOpt) has announced the availability of new imaging filters for aerial plant health surveillance applications. The four new filter types have been specifically designed for use in drone cameras conducting agricultural and forestry monitoring and inspections: Bi725 Red Edge Bandpass Filter – a 25nm FWHM filter designed for use in aerial vegetative…

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DJI and WSU To Partner


DJI and WSU To Partner On Agricultural Drone Research, Education Article Source: DJI Newsroom June 28, 2016 – DJI, the world’s leading commercial drone manufacturer, and Washington State University on Tuesday announced their intention to partner on research and use of unmanned aerial systems in precision agriculture. DJI and WSU will jointly develop methods to improve agriculture with unmanned aerial…

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UAVs to spray pesticides

New Approach:The UAV will be operated in arecanut plantations in the State on trial basis in 2017.

Soon, UAVs to spray pesticides in arecanut plantations Article Source: STAFF CORRESPONDENT via The Hindu The Central Plantation Crop Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasargod, has planned to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to ensure controlled and uniform spray of pesticides in arecanut plantations. CPCRI director P. Chowdappa said that the work of spraying pesticides is executed by UAVs, including drones, in countries like…

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An agricultural drone with a piercing gaze


An agricultural drone with a piercing gaze EPFL spin-off Gamaya has just raised 3.2 million francs for its agricultural drone system. The system combines a miniature hyperspectral camera and artificial intelligence to give farmers very precise information on the health of their crops. It can also be used to ensure fertilizer, pesticides and other treatments are used sparingly. Gamaya, an…

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Drones change the way Aussie farmers work

Drones change the way Aussie farmers work For Australian farmers, basic tasks such as mustering cattle or inspecting crops no longer require hours on horseback or painstaking trips up and down distant fields. The job is being revolutionized by the use of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which can do everything from rounding up cattle to irrigating fields, checking…

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Drones on large northern cattle stations

Strong potential for utilising drones on large northern cattle stations Northern cattle stations could soon start to use drone technology for activities like running bores, according to a Kimberley heli-mustering pilot and drone operator. Matteo Salerno is a helicopter musterer and owner of Drone Iview Australia based in Kununurra in Western Australia. He said technology was currently available to use…

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Drone Uses In Conservation and Agriculture

Drone Uses In Conservation and Agriculture In the article “Drone Uses In Conservation and Agriculture” the International Conservation Fund of Canada refers to Los Amigos, Peru, as a place of important and critical biodiversity with over 4,ooo different species, twelve threatened species and plentiful Amazonian animal life, a few of the wildlife includes, giant otters, harpy eagles, spider monkeys and…

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