Sentera, a Minneapolis-based digital agriculture technology provider, announces that it has raised an additional $14 million in Series A funding. A premier group of food, biosciences, and agriculture investment firms, Chicago-based S2G Ventures, New York-based Continental Grain Company, and Washington, DC-based Middleland Capital, lead Sentera’s new funding group. “Sentera has seen outstanding customer traction with […]
Last week, at the Auction of Washington Wines in Woodinville, WA, Pollen Systems Corporation unveiled Pollen Scout, a drone-aided managed service and self-service portal that helps farms and vineyards monitor crop growth, discover irrigation issues, and investigate pests and diseases. Commercially certified Drone Technologists visit subscribing farms and vineyard sites weekly and use drones to […]
Jeff Lorton doesn’t want to declare the Oregon UAS Future Farm Expo dead. He prefers the terms “in stasis” or “on life support.” Regardless of the terminology, there will be no Future Farm Expo at the Pendleton Convention Center this year, ending the agricultural unmanned aerial systems exposition after two years in Eastern Oregon. The […]
The Swift020 UAS successfully flew over densely forested areas within the Ishikawa prefecture in Japan. Working with members of the Ishikawa Prefecture Research Center for Agriculture and Forestry, the local forest cooperative association and key forestry industry leaders, the flights were held July 23-25, 2018. Due to the density of the trees, the size of […]
The drone market for agriculture should receive a strengthening in Brazil of an industry that in other countries is seen as its competitor: agricultural aviation. This is what indicates the partnership signed on Wednesday (8) between the company Terra Aviação Agrícola, of Cachoeira do Sul, RS, Brazil and SkyAgri, which is the agricultural service arm […]
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Tunisia has partnered the African Development Bank (AfDB) to launch a pilot project to use drones for data collection to enhance management of agricultural projects across the country. The project, which will be implemented over the next 10 months, will also receive technical management and assistance from South Korea, Tunisia’s Minister of Development, Investment and […]
The launch ceremony of the pilot project on the use of drones in agricultural development projects took place from 10.00 to 12.00 on 26 July 2018 at the Ministry of Development and International Cooperation in Tunis, Tunisia. It was attended by Tunisia’s Minister of Development and International Cooperation and Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and […]
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SLANTRANGE Announces Aerial Phenotyping Analytics Services for Agricultural Test Plot Research and Breeding
SLANTRANGE, Inc., a provider of remote sensing and analytics systems for agriculture, has announced a new suite of analytics services developed specifically for the needs of test plot research. SLANTRANGE Aerial Phenotyping provides researchers and breeders with valuable new classes of agronomic information for each individual plot of a field trial, delivering new levels of […]
A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data. The UAS User Log is a digital log book available around the world to serve those using UAS, or drones, for research, crop production, spray applications and other activities. The logbook […]
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