10 years ago, a group on the central coast started getting together to talk sustainability. Now it’s an event growers come to from around the state.
Here’s a weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In this edition of USDA Week In Review… release the hounds! Topics include dogs protecting the environment, high-tech help for USDA employees, and honoring Native Americans.
Bigger unmanned aircraft like the Yamaha RMAX do have some minor trade-offs.
A new unmanned spray applicator can save time and money on challenging topography.
Researchers are using drones to limit drift during spray applications.
Everett Griner talks about drone use in farming is still struggling in today’s Agri View. Help Needed
A new breed of drone technology was introduced to pest control advisors from all over the state.
Efficient irrigation has eliminated the standing water in orchards that bees desperately need.
SprinklerMaps is a new program that will allow growers to log all their irrigation information online using Google maps. The software works with the popular online mapping tool and users can place markers, log fixes and map full irrigation systems.
Now there’s an easy way to log irrigation using a familiar tool.
Military development is a good way to predict what the next drone advancement will be for the agriculture industry.
The use of drone technology isn’t just in the air.
This is only the start of fine-tuning drone technology, and experts know what they need to do to make the tool more precise.
Drone experts believe the technology is just scratching the surface.