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Drone-based imaging of vineyards – SkySquirrel Technologies Inc

  SkySquirrel Technologies Inc. is a Canadian company that develops drone-based imaging technology for monitoring crop health Q. Could you tell our readers a bit about your business? SkySquirrel Technologies Inc. is a Canadian company that develops drone-based imaging technology for monitoring crop health, with a primary focus on improving crop yields and reducing costs at commercial vineyards. The unique solution we offer integrates a drone system, specialized camera equipment, and image processing through a cloud service to deliver crop information at the plant level right to the grower’s phone,…

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A brief chat with Agribotix about precision agriculture

Following their $250,000 grant we reached out to Agribotix to learn more about their thoughts on precision agriculture As you may recall, Agribotix received a $250,000 grant from Colorado’s Advanced Industry Program in the middle of May to advance their efforts in precision agriculture.  We reached out to ask them a few questions, here they are. Q. I grew up in Vermont in a family filled with farmers, many of whom were (and are) not up on the latest technology. Is this a challenge for you in this area? Yes, it is a…

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Agribotix, a leader in farm drones, wins $250,000 grant

Colorado-Based Leader In Farm Drones, Agribotix, Demonstrates Global Potential, Economic Impact For Home State BOULDER, Colo., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In a competitive selection process, Colorado’s Advanced Industry Program awarded $250,000 to Agribotix. A pioneer in drone data collection and analysis, Agribotix offers a cloud-based software platform for processing data collected by farm drones to produce results a farmer can use to lower costs and improve yields. The reports range from an overhead view of a field used to spot problem areas, to a zone map for precise fertilizer application. The grant was created by the Colorado Office…

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