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Meet Matt Barnard, Founder of Crop Copter By: 08/19/2015 @ 9:18am

From the moment you meet Matt Barnard, you know you’re dealing with a straight shooter. His candid attitude about agriculture, especially as it relates to emerging…

The State of UAS By: 05/14/2015 @ 1:31pm

There are nearly endless possibilities for how unmanned aerial systems (UAS) can be used in agriculture. Drones could…

UAS Uses for Crops and Livestock By: 03/06/2015 @ 1:42pm

North Dakota State University has been evaluating UAS doing the following crops and livestock tasks.CropsIdentify plant…

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Testing UAV Usefulness in the Field By: 07/23/2015 @ 11:00pm

This summer I’ve been using a quadcopter (UAV) to see how this tool can be helpful not just to me as an agronomist, but how it could benefit the everyday farmer as well. One of our interns, Kalen, has been…

Robotic Weeders By: 05/11/2015 @ 12:48pm

A new line of thinking in weed control – small, nimble, and sustainable – is gaining traction. The robotic mechanical intra-row weeder project is being proposed by Iowa State University (ISU) agricultural…

Crop Scouting Drones By: 03/06/2015 @ 3:49pm

Dale Cowan attracts a crowd when he sets up beside a cornfield in southwest Ontario. It happens several times a day in peak season, as he takes out his bright yellow eBee for another field scouting trip…

Insuring a Drone By: 03/06/2015 @ 1:51pm

When unmanned aerial vehicles set their sites on farm fields, it was unchartered territory for the insurance industry.“The main reason we started to offer coverage is that we saw an influx of farmers and…

Questions to Answer Before You Buy a Drone By: 03/06/2015 @ 1:48pm

Seven questions to answer before you buy a drone.What’s your intended purpose of the UAS? “When someone wants to purchase a UAS, they want it to do everything,” says Matt Barnard, Illinois farmer and…

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