Danforth Plant Science Center develops PheNode, a farm-ready phenotyping sensor

In Missouri, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center researchers demonstrated the PheNode, a farm-ready, solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station for crops. Able to monitor directly...

Farmers Edge and Blair’s bring precision agriculture tools to the Canadian Prairies

In Saskatchewan, Farmers Edge partnered with Blair’s Family of Companies to provide growers in the Canadian Prairies with an accurate view of where moisture...

WxAgrios integrates precision meteorology with John Deere advanced agriculture services

In Manitoba, Precision Weather Solutions created a set of solutions that integrate data from John Deere Field Connect through John Deere APIs into WxAgrios,...

USDA funds Bodkin Design to develop innovative UAV sensor for precision agriculture

In Massachusetts, a $100,000 contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture was awarded to Bodkin Design & Engineering to develop a compact hyperspectral imager...

FAA grants Clemson a blanket license to fly precision agriculture drones anywhere in the...

In South Carolina, the Federal Aviation Administration granted a Blanket Area Public Agency Certificate of Authorization to Clemson University allowing Clemson to fly unmanned...

PrecisionHawk and Ruralco partner to bring drones to Australian agriculture

In Australia, Ruralco partnered with PrecisionHawk to offer drones and aerial imaging data packages at all of its retail locations. PrecisionHawk opened an office in...

TerrAvion farm imaging service expands to Florida using airplanes, not drones

In Florida, TerrAvion began weekly low-altitude flights using high-tech imaging sensors to help growers spot plant health issues and irrigation problems before they impact...

Draganfly Innovations partners with Corning to flight test a new hyperspectral sensor on a...

In Canada, Draganfly Innovations and Optical Filter Corporation, a Corning company, will integrate a new miniaturized, advanced hyperspectral imaging system with Draganfly’s UAVs.The system...

Robot weed killer could save Australian farmers $1.3 billion per year with sensors and...

In Australia, Queensland University of Technology researchers debuted Agbot II, a fully-autonomous robot farm worker that sees and kills weeds before they can impact...

USDA says farms that adopt precision agriculture have increased profits

In Washington D.C., the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that precision agriculture technologies may offer cost savings and higher yields through more precise management...

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