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The Challenges for Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

A group of maize farmers stands huddled around an agronomist and his computer on the side of an irrigation pivot in central South Africa. The agronomist has just flown over the pivot with a hybrid UAV that takes off and lands using propellers yet maintains distance and speed for scanning vast hectares of land through the use of its fixed wings.
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AeroVironment Debuts New Hybrid UAV Platform

Matt Strein with AeroVironment discusses the new Quantix unmanned aerial vehicle solution. The hybrid aircraft combines features of a quadcopter and fixed-wing models. A vertical launch and transition to horizontal flight allows for 400 acres of coverage and up to 45 minutes of flight time.
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Clarity & Challenges with New Drone Regulation

While momentum for unmanned aerial vehicle adoption in agriculture has somewhat slowed during the downturn in the market, there is still buzz and optimism surrounding the technology as a valuable tool.
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Iowa State University UAV Field Day

8/27/15
Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Research Farms
Contact: Ryan Bergman
The agricultural use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, will be the subject of an Aug. 27 field day at the Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Research Farms. Read More

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