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Drones, big data and AI help China’s farmers weather the coronavirus pandemic

The Covid-19 or coronavirus outbreak has led to an economical standstill worldwide. Agriculture is no exception. China’s agricultural industry is ...
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Pesticide-spraying drones accelerate sustainable farming as governments relax regulations

Move over dogs – drones are a farmer’s new best friend! In just a few years there’s been a huge ...
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Drones detect plant pests, dispatch natural predators to kill them

In Santa Monica, Calif., researchers flew drones with light-sensitive cameras over a strawberry field to locate pest-damaged plants. Armed with ...
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Farmers may soon use drones to battle herbicide-resistant weeds

Remote sensing provides an alternative to ground-based manual scouting for weeds in agriculture fields. And, while many advances have been ...
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AI-powered devices deliver ‘micro-dose’ of herbicide to cut agriculture’s chemical use

Above a Saskatchewan field, a line of drones rises in formation, sensors primed to pick out enemy targets below. But ...
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Digital agriculture: Data-gathering robots, drones may be the future of farming

For six generations, Ben Riensche’s family has tended corn and soybeans outside Jesup, a town of 2,500 on the windswept ...
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USDA wants to use drones to keep E. coli out of our food supply

When the new Food Safety Modernization Act became law in 2011, it required farmers to test for E. coli and other bacteria ...
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Fighting weeds: Can we reduce, or even eliminate, herbicides by utilizing robotics and AI?

A quick look at some of the technical strategies being pursued in farming robotics and AI ...
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Precision drones, driverless tractors bring automated agriculture closer to fruition in the UK

Farming drones from China may soon be buzzing across British fields as a result of a new partnership between Chinese ...
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Ghanaian farmers enlist drones to combat fall armyworm invasion

Farmers at Janga in the West Mamprusi municipality of the Northern Region [in Ghana] are learning how to use drones ...