May 18, 3pm CT: Webinar 9 Technologies & UAS in Education (recent FAA memo)

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Unmanned Aircraft in Agriculture Learning Network Webinar Series
Join us for the ninth in a year-long series of webinars on Wednesday, May 18th at 3pm Central Time 

Dr. Maciej Stachura
CTO of BlackSwift Technologies will present on their operations, what their company does and vehicles used by customers for agricultural applications as well as a soil moisture mapping platform developed with NASA.
Key words: photogrammetry, mapping, UAS systems, soil moisture, precision agriculture, UAS

Dr. Wayne Woldt of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and Team Lead for the UAS in Agriculture Learning Network will then will discuss the May 4, 2016 release of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Memorandum of the interpretation of Educational Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
Keywords: FAA, education, UAS

Details here 


Using UAS for Field Research and Commerical Production

eXtension Unmanned Aircraft in Agriculture Learning Network logoDr. Kurt Nolte of the University of Arizona, Yuma discusses the use of micro-UAVs (Unmanned-Aerial-Vehicles) for field research and commercial production. Use of UAS for these applications has recently gained considerable attention as an alternative image capture and data acquisition platform.

This brief presentation will include a brief overview of using UAVs in 3D field modeling, plant stand assessment, plant growth dynamics, NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index) ratio calculations, irrigation monitoring and aerial pollination. Read more…

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