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Farm Progress Show Drone Preview

Drones may have been grounded by the FAA during the 2015 Farm Progress Show, but here are some UAVs that will soon fly the Ag Skies…

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Farm Progress Show Drone Preview

  1. 1. B Y J O A N N A S C H R O E D E R , A G & E N E R G Y R E P O R T E R E M A I L : A L T E N E R G Y B L O G G E R @ H O T M A I L . C O M T W I T T E R : @ J M S C H R O E D E R Drones may have been grounded by the FAA during the 2015 Farm Progress Show, but here are some UAVs that will soon fly the Ag Skies…
  2. 2. PRECISION HAWK WWW.PRECISIONHAWK.COM Specs: •  Proprietary Artificial Intelligence detects weather conditions in the air and creates its own optimal flight path while in the air. •  In-Flight diagnostics & Monitoring continually monitors itself while in flight: checking battery life, operational weather/wind limitations, structure cracks and other internal performance checks. It’s a bird…it’s a plane…no, it’s the Landcaster Platform UAV!
  3. 3. AGRIBOTIX & AGCO WWW.AGRIBOTIX.COM SPECS: •  The "all-in-one," drone-enabled package combines Agribotix's FarmLens cloud-based data platform with the purpose-built SOLO AGCO edition quadcopter. •  Users can scout and record aerial field data up to 60 acres per flight. Ag imaging cameras capture RGB & near-infrared images that are uploaded to the FarmLens platform and processed to produce hi-res Field Health Reports. Coming to a field near you…the Solo AGCO Edition quadcopter.
  4. 4. CROP COPTER WWW.CROPCOPTER.CO CROP COPTER SPECS: •  1 Mile Range, 15 Minutes of Flight Time with Return to Home Failsafes •  Live Video Feed, Live In-flight Info, GPS Enabled with GoPro Camera MAX FLIGHT SPECS: •  3X the flight time and 1,000 gram lifting capacity as Crop Copter •  Capable of flying up to 400 acres in a flight •  Autonomous flight, real time video feedback EZ Health payload option There’s a lot to drone on about the Crop Copter and Max Flight.
  5. 5. To stay in touch with news related to how drones will revolutionize the agriculture industry, visit www.Precision.AgWired.com.

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