ZimmCast on AeroVironment’s Quantix Drone

Lizzy Schultz

AeroVironment worked with farmers and universities to develop their new Quantix Drone. Matt Strein, Director Of Business Development at AeroVironment, provides an overview of this new product and what sets it apart from all others in the ag industry in this podcast: AeroVironment also has several videos on their website.

UAV, ZimmCast

2017 National Farm Machinery Show

Cindy Zimmerman

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show, sponsored by FMC Corporation. The National Farm Machinery show continues to be the largest indoor farm show in America with 850 exhibitors covering 1.2 million square feet of floor space at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. For 52 years, the National Farm Machinery Show has offered the …

audio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, technology, UAV

International Drone Conference Preview

Cindy Zimmerman

The International Drone Conference & Expo, taking place in Las Vegas, September 9-11. Registration for InterDrone for trade and commercial drone builders, buyers and flyers and business owners is now open. One of the interesting components of the show is a drone flying area inside for vendors to show off their products. A number of ag focused companies are on …

audio, Events, Precision Agriculture, UAV

Agriculture Part of New FAA UAS Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced new partnerships with industries, including agriculture, to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations beyond the type of operations the agency proposed in the draft small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) rule it published in February. The Pathfinder Program includes partnerships with three companies, including Raleigh-based manufacturer PrecisionHawk, which will be …

audio, government, Precision Agriculture, UAV