Tag Archives: Agriculture

High-tech drones target sick cows in Texas research

Drones equipped with thermal imaging cameras have been buzzing over a feedlot near Amarillo lately as researchers develop test methods to identify feverish animals before they show symptoms of illness, like eating less feed, or infecting other animals. Scientists within … Continue reading

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Wooleys bring innovative drone crop dusting to Alabama

The 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, … Continue reading

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Drone Surveys Help Flood Mitigation Efforts in North Jersey

In at-risk riparian areas of northern New Jersey, surveyors are using drones as part of the documentation for a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program that saves Pompton Lakes residents hundreds of thousands of dollars per year on flood insurance … Continue reading

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Israeli drone could revolutionize US farm production

Elbit Systems, the listed Israeli defense group, is set to revolutionize the US agriculture industry through its Fargo, North Dakota, pilot program that uses a military-grade unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for crop surveillance. The program, spearheaded by North Dakota Governor … Continue reading

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