Tag Archives: agriculture

Emerging UAV Use in Agriculture Areas

KXNews out of Bismarck, North Dakota had a good recent story on evaluations of UAVs in agriculture by North Dakota State University over a field east of Williston, North Dakota.  It shows an test flight at 200ft grabbing IR imagery … Continue reading

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UAV Industry Still In Application Test And Evaluation Stage

Since my last posts on this topic a few months ago on this blog, the Prairie Business magazine put out a good article out about the growth adapting issues in the agriculture remote sensing market.  The story mentions that the … Continue reading

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EU looking Forward on UAV Regulations

As a followup to the recent UAV post, the European Union is considering three different levels of UAV operation across the member nations.  The proposal opens EU airspace more than anything proposed in the United States, Canada, or Australia at … Continue reading

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UAVs and Detecting Agriculture Field Conditions

Kansas State University is currently running trials with UAVs over farm fields to look for the Russian wheat aphid and wheat stripe rust, also commonly referred to as “yellow rust.”  It is a three year project and in cooperation with … Continue reading

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Ohio State Webinar On ‘Can UAVs be a Agronomic Tool’

Oho State University put out a good webinar in January on Can UAVs be a Agronomic Tool.  It is about a hour and half, it is one of four webinars, but this one focuses on UAVs.  It is presented by … Continue reading

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Citations and Open Exchange of Data

The American Meteorological Society has a good recent blog post on datasets.  The focus starts out on making sure every dataset used in any use is properly referenced with the proper citations. It is important to point out the 2013 … Continue reading

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Early Agriculture UAV Flights Will Probably be Flown by Consultants

A recent tweet by Altavain brought up a good link on the focus of UAVs in agriculture, it is expected to initially be a heavily consultant driven economy as a combination of developing turn-key solutions and some farmers who will … Continue reading

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