Tag Archives: farms

Buzz Farm’s drones to the rescue

In early 2018, Anesu Mapisa walked out of the gates of Zimbabwe’s Midlands State University armed with a Bachelor of Science degree in agronomy and a vision. His peers began looking for employment in the agricultural sector, one of the best paying in Zimbabwe, but Mapisa’s mind was elsewhere; he …

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Siam Motors’ Fazer R drone sprays farms

From left Mr Piyurach, Tomohiro Nagura, SYMR co-general manager, and Jetsada Fuangwut, SYMR manager of sales and planning, present Fazer R, Thailand’s first UAV agricultural helicopter. Siam Motors has diversified its business to agriculture, hoping to benefit from the state policy to promote farming innovations under the Agriculture 4.0 policy. Siam …

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Smart Farms of the Future: Making Bioenergy Crops More Envir…

In a project led by Arva Intelligence, Berkeley Lab scientists will monitor carbon emissions and other indicators at five commercial farms in California and Arkansas. (Credit: Jay McEntire/Arva Intelligence) Farmers have enough worries – between bad weather, rising costs, and shifting market demands – without having to stress about the …

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Monash Uni using drones to reduce water wastage on farms – N…

Engineers from Monash University are developing autonomous drones able to detect moisture hiding just under the surface to help meet our growing demand for food as water sources dwindle. While Geoscience Australia is fine-tuning the process of using satellite imagery to hunt down water thieves, Monash is working on a smaller …

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Robots in the field: farms embracing autonomous technology

Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, farmer Jamie Butler is trying out a new worker on his 450-acre farm in England’s Hampshire countryside. Methodically inspecting Butler’s winter wheat crop for weeds and pests, the laborer doesn’t complain or even break a …

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