Parrot’s forthcoming Sequoia multispectral sensor, due to launch in March 2016, will be immediately available for senseFly's eBee Ag drone. Sequoia is the smallest, lightest multispectral UAS sensor released to date. It captures images of crops across four highly defined, visible and non-visible spectral bands, plus RGB imagery.
By Sonja Begemann, Farm Journal Seeds and Crop Production Editor
For the past 20 years, one central Illinois farm family has used strip till to help improve soil and avoid runoff. To maximize efficiency and yields, they use a unique fertilizer system on their fields that helps save money, time and boost yield.
Scientist Ravi Singh is in Washington this week to officially become a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for “distinguished contributions to the field of agricultural research and development, particularly in wheat genetics, pathology and breeding.”
U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to a drop in already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market, the government said on Tuesday.
As 2016 spring wheat variety selection continues in the Pacific Northwest, Syngenta reminds growers to implement proactive management plans including varieties selection. Adding to its portfolio of AgriPro brand wheat varieties, Syngenta is introducing SY Coho and SY Selway hard red spring wheat varieties.
Trimble announced that it is extending its distribution channel by establishing a new global network of independent distribution partners to serve the needs of the rapidly evolving precision agriculture industry. The new Vantage distribution network will provide growers, advisors, retailers, co-ops and local OEM dealers with precision agriculture expertise for the entire farm.
All Drone Solutions launched its ROAM – Remotely Operated Agriculture Mapping solution for growers and agronomists at the World Ag Expo , Feb. 9-11. An in-house and portable local processing system for multispectral and thermal data acquired via drone or UAS.