Drones Stories

DronesSenseFly Joins AgGateway Precision Ag Council
September 29, 2014
Swiss mini drone producer senseFly has joined AgGateway, becoming the first UAV manufacturer to join this non-profit consortium of businesses that serve the agriculture industry. Read More
DronesFAA: Hollywood Gets Drones Before Ag
September 23, 2014
Government and industry sources familiar with the process tell Forbes that the announcement will be made this Thursday afternoon. Read More
DronesPrecisionHawk Obtains FAA Authorization For UAV Research
August 7, 2014
PrecisionHawk announced today its UAV platform, the Lancaster Mark III, has been granted the first FAA Certificate of Authorization for operation at the N.Y. test site. Read More
DronesOcean Optics Launches Spectral Sensing Kit For UAVs
August 4, 2014
The STS Developers Kit brings together its powerful STS spectrometer, a Raspberry Pi microcomputer, customizable software and wireless capabilities in a single package. Read More
Data ManagementPresident Obama To Talk Commercial UAV Timeline
July 24, 2014
President Barack Obama is weighing in on the commercial drone boom, reports DroneLife.com and Politico.com. According to Politico, President Obama Read More
Data ManagementPAAS ’14 Wrap: UAVs To Spark ‘Agricultural Revolution’
July 22, 2014
The folks over at Aironovo Advisors provide a wrap up of last week's 2014 Precision Aerial Agriculture Show in Decatur, IL. Read More
DronesMU Professor: Drones Have Major Potential In Agriculture
July 18, 2014
Despite strict federal rules regulating drones for agricultural usage, University of Missouri Professor Bill Wiebold believes it’s important to plan for the future. Read More
Data ManagementFAA: We Plan To Meet September 2015 UAV Integration Deadline
July 15, 2014
Jim Williams, manager of the FAA’s Office of Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration, recently spoke at the Delta AgTech Symposium on the current state of commercial UAV regulation in the U.S. Read More
Data ManagementUAVs: Where’s The Value?
July 9, 2014
The industry has been sold hard on the seemingly endless benefits of UAV technology in agriculture. Now it's time to dig deep and determine what's real and what's lip service. Read More
DronesForbes.com: FAA UAV Rules ‘Government Regulation At Its Worst’
July 7, 2014
A Forbes.com contributor argues that current FAA policy regarding commercial UAV use is antiquated and needs reform. Read More
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