agricultural drones

Agricultural Drone Speeds Chinese Rice Seeding

Source: XAG One of China’s largest agricultural drone companies is helping to overhaul the rice-farming industry. XAG recently launched a rice-seeding demonstration of seeding via drone at Happy Farms, an agricultural park in Guangdong province. The demo showed how an agricultural drone would fare against human labor. Two workers were tasked …

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How a New York Drone Firm Harvests Crop-spraying Missions

Image courtesy: Empire Drone Company New York-based UAS firm Empire Drone Company has received a Part 137 certification from the FAA, paving the way for the company to launch crop-spraying missions. Crop-spraying via drone has emerged as a blossoming trend in precision agriculture over the last five years. Unmanned missions …

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Drone Startup Partners With Purdue To Boost Biofuel Crops

Courtesy of Purdue University An agbioscience startup is helping Purdue University develop more and better biofuel yields. GRYFN is partnering with Purdue under a $4.5 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, a division of the U.S. Department of Energy. The research will help in the rapid genetic improvement and production …

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senseFly and Microsoft Plant Drone Farming Solution

Source: senseFly Fixed-wing drone company senseFly is teaming up with Microsoft to optimize food production worldwide with a data-drive farming platform. The Switzerland-based company announced a new partnership with Microsoft Azure FarmBeats. No, that’s not a new set of vegetable-based, overpriced headphones.  It’s a global initiative harvesting the ambitious goal …

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AgEagle Precision Ag Drone Firm Merges With Enerjex

Agricultural drone firm AgEagle Aerial Systems yesterday introduced a merger with EnerJex Resources in a inventory commerce. Founded in 2015, AgEagle was named one in every of DroneLife’s “7 Best Agriculture Drones” final 12 months and offers precision ag UAV options. Automated drones gather worthwhile information for farmers by flying …

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Chinese Farmers Yield Ample Harvest with Crop-Dusting Drones

Agricultural drones can actually save the lives of diseased or parched crops due to new sensor arrays and extra superior software program. In China, farmers are reaping new subsidies from the federal government to spend money on crop-dusting drones. For many small farmers, providing drone companies to neighbors might show …

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Report: Agriculture Drone Market May Exceed $four billion

According to an August examine by Esticast Research & Consulting Market Research, the worldwide business drone market might attain $three.6 billion by 2024. However, a brand new examine forecasts an excellent bigger bumper crop for simply one of many many sub-sectors — agriculture. The examine, launched this week by MarketInsightsReports, …

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German InterAerial Solutions Expo Focuses on Drone Rules, In…

More than 150 drone trade gamers from greater than 25 nations will take flight to Berlin in September for InterAerial Solutions Expo (IASEXPO) to debate UAS authorized points, market evaluation and new enhancements in aerial sensor options. Focusing on each the German market and wider international points, IASEXPO is a …

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