Crop dusting drones drop biodegradable sensors instead of pesticides

From self-driving tractors to farming robots, there’s no doubt that agriculture is in the middle of a high tech shakeup. But a new proposal from researchers in Saudi Arabia and the U.S. could take things to the next level — by using drones to carry out a futuristic version of crop dusting; only they’ll be dispersing tiny sensors in … Read moreCrop dusting drones drop biodegradable sensors instead of pesticides

Drones to help Pakistan plant millions of trees aerial crop spraying

Islamabad: Pakistan has announced plans to use drone technology for its ‘10 Billion Tree Tsunami’ project to fight climate change. As part of the country’s strategy to use drone technology to plant millions of trees and strengthen the ‘Clean Green Pakistan Movement’, the Ministry of Climate Change signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the … Read moreDrones to help Pakistan plant millions of trees aerial crop spraying

The best crop spraying drone come in handy for pest, disease control

on a windy day in the hilly Kibirichia Village, Meru County, Susan Naftali watches an eagle-sized drone hovering over her potato field. Before drones took to the skies of Kibirichia, Ms Naftali’s one-acre farm only yielded four bags of potatoes at best, with most of the crop destroyed by late blight, a highly contagious disease … Read moreThe best crop spraying drone come in handy for pest, disease control

Drones may attract youth to rice farming–PhilRice helicopter crop spraying

Last updated on December 13th, 2018 at 04:47 pm The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is pushing for the adoption of the drone technology in farms to cut production cost and encourage the youth to plant rice. PhilRice FutureRice Program (FRP) leader Roger F. Barroga said the drone technology is commercially available but has not been … Read moreDrones may attract youth to rice farming–PhilRice helicopter crop spraying

Drones offer high-tech help to Japan’s aging farmers crop spraying drone for sale

TOME, Japan (Reuters) – The next generation farmhand in Japan’s aging rural heartland may be a drone. Nileworks Inc.’s automated drone flies over rice plants, spraying pesticide while diagnosing growth of individual rice stalks, during a demonstration in Tome, Miyagi prefecture Japan August 20, 2018. REUTERS/Yuka Obayashi For several months, developers and farmers in northeast … Read moreDrones offer high-tech help to Japan’s aging farmers crop spraying drone for sale

New Tool a Boost for Crop Protection in Challenging Vineyards rice spray drone

A remotely piloted helicopter has been successfully used in Napa Valley vineyards where the terrain can be a challenge for traditional tractor-pulled sprayers. (Photo: Yamaha) On the steep slopes of California’s Napa Valley, labor shortages, as well as unique weather and soil conditions, combine to create significant challenges to viticulturalists charged with the health of … Read moreNew Tool a Boost for Crop Protection in Challenging Vineyards rice spray drone

DRONES WILL BENEFIT FARMERS IN THESE 3 WAYS -crop spraying drone

Drones play an essential role in revolutionizing agriculture. By adopting drones, farmers can increase crop yields, reduce time and efforts invested, and significantly gain maximum return on investment. It is reported that 11.3% of the world’s population consumes less food. The growing population, the hunger issue, and increasing demands from the government have led farmers to think … Read moreDRONES WILL BENEFIT FARMERS IN THESE 3 WAYS -crop spraying drone

Drones offer farmers eye in the sky and drone spraying crops

Billy Anderson, left, and David Elder show a small drone Anderson’s company sells for viewing and mapping fields. (Jeff Rice / Sterling Journal-Advocate) Drones are rapidly finding a niche in modern agriculture. Once considered “big boys’ toys,” drones now are doing some important work on American farms and ranches. Day Two of the 2019 Farming … Read moreDrones offer farmers eye in the sky and drone spraying crops

FARMING ON THE FLY: Wooleys bring innovative drone crop dusting to Alabama agricultural helicopter drone spraying

he sun was out but the morning air was chilly. Tyler Wooley was leaning over a table, squinting to see the image on the computer screen. His brother, Clint, was filling a liquid receptacle with water and their dad, Drew, was talking “shop” with members of the Brundidge Rotary Club. The Wooleys were preparing for … Read moreFARMING ON THE FLY: Wooleys bring innovative drone crop dusting to Alabama agricultural helicopter drone spraying

Rwanda to deploy drones in malaria fight and malaria drone spraying study

After a few minutes spent entering flight and insecticide treatment plans, a click of the start button on the tablet sets things in motion. There’s a brisk rise in the clearly audible buzz as the unmanned aerial vehicle takes off. Its mission is to spray and spread larvicide across the fields believed to be habitat … Read moreRwanda to deploy drones in malaria fight and malaria drone spraying study