New water-bombing helicopters ready to help during fire season – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
A Kawak customer out working hard, spraying Avocados. It is always an eye opener to see all the work that goes behind the foods we eat.
A good look at where the industry is at present time and heading. Please note the good commentary posted at the end of the article…Drones is so passe’.. U.S. slowly opening up commercial drone industry – AgPro Weekly Articles – Ag Professional.
AUVSI 2013, one of the biggest unmanned vehicles shows in the world, opens this week in Washington – Avionics Intelligence.
Rotor & Wing Magazine :: Fighting the Flames. Fighting the Flames Helicopters and the equipment they support are an invaluable component to aerial firefighting. By Mark Robins The use of helicopters to drop fire retardant, foam or water to suppress wildfires is an essential firefighting tool. Their speed, mobility and […]
Machinery Show Drone Technology: A great video that highlights the prominent direction of Agriculture and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. (UAV) The need for farmers to pinpoint areas of distress to a crop is essential to not only the sustainability of their crops or their own lives, but the lives of our growing population. The video posted […]
Idea of the Week: The Drone Economy : The New Yorker. When it comes to drones, many people think of targeted killings in faraway countries. (We’ve written about this subject extensively in the magazine and on newyorker.com.) However, the use of drones for a range of purposes here at home is on the horizon. A […]
With the increased need for food globally, farmers and the USDA are looking into all options to successfully produce more from each crop planted. Are drones the answer to finding disease and damage faster? Will they allow farmers to work more efficiently allowing for a quicker response to eradicate pests and disease to save crops? […]
Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical UAS enters production phase click to enlarge The Department of the Navy announced May 15 that the RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) received Milestone C approval authorizing the start of low rate initial production. With MS C approval, the RQ-21A program, managed by the Navy and Marine […]
Monsanto Modified Wheat Unapproved by USDA Found in Oregon Field By Alan Bjerga – May 29, 2013 11:31 AM PT The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating a report of genetically modified wheat, which wasn’t approved for use, in Oregon this month, raising questions of how the Monsanto Co. (MON) product got into a farmer’s […]