Agricultural drones, also known as ag drones or agribots, are a type of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that is used in the agriculture industry.
These drones are equipped with sensors and cameras that can collect data about crops, soil, and other factors that are important for agriculture. A
gricultural drones are typically used for tasks such as crop mapping, crop health monitoring, and irrigation management. They can help farmers to make more informed decisions about their crops and to improve the efficiency and productivity of their farms. Agricultural drones can also be used for tasks such as pest control and herbicide application.
The rapid technological enhancement benefits from the current consumer drone boom.
Drone technology can bring down resource requirements like chemicals or mechanical intervention. Drones are also used for analyzing fields, then combined with imagery computing it allows better decision making for the farmer.
Drones such as eBee from SenseFly, Yamaha’s RMAX helicopters and customized agriculture drones by PrecisionHawk and 3DR and others, provide farmers with detailed information about their farms and set up a new paradigm for farming providing a promising future for the new world digital farms.