Drones in agriculture

Advanced agriculture techniques

  • Good News! Centre allows ICRISAT to use Drones for Agricultural Research

    The unmanned aircraft, called Drones, and are equipped with many features including sending and receiving data and high quality camera for video recording. Drones are mostly used in military sector, but now days, looking at the use and importance of it, it is used in…

  • Flying High: The Future of Drone Technology in Indian Agriculture

    The predicted world population will be 9 billion by 2050, and with that the Agricultural consumption is estimated to increase by nearly 70%, according to experts. Considering this, agricultural drone technology is undoubtedly the future of the Indian agrarian community.…

  • Agriculture 2.0: Venturing Beyond Visual Line of Sight with Drones

    From mapping and surveying to crop-dusting and spraying, here’s a look at some agri-drone technologies already being used on farms, and some new ones being explored.…

  • Know How This 22 Yr Old Farmer’s Son Makes Drone out of Junk

    22 year old Pratap has achieved what many can only dream of. Winning first prize at a drone competition in Japan to getting honored by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, this young boy is an inspiration to our youngsters. PM Modi has asked DRDO to…

  • VoloDrone, the Futuristic Drone for Agricultural Use

    A demonstrator model of the VoloDrone equipped with a John Deere crop protection sprayer, which is ready for its first field flight, can be seen in the Future Technology Zone at the Expo. John Deere and Volocopter are jointly presenting the first large drone adapted…

  • Now Farmers Can Have Drones on Rent in Kerala

    In view of making farming more economical and also saving time, a group of young entrepreneurs in Kerala has developed drones that can be rented to farmers for a variety of activities such as spraying fertiliser and checking crop health. An agri start up venture…

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