Second generation drones working with agriculture

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Technical lecture
11 January 2017 19:00 - 21:00
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Jonathan Gill will discuss the development of drones being used for more than just media work. In the last year, new Drones have been developed to work in agriculture as a tool, not a gimmick. These “second generation” drones can help aid decisions made by agronomists, work on nutrient plans and now, being used to do real work on the land. Spray drones are the next generation of flying tools that will be working with the future farm and aiding in increased precision.

This talk will cover some of the basics new to Drone operations, and one direction of their future being researched at Harper Adams University.

Jonathan will also discuss the “Hands Free Hectare” project which he is involved with:

Poster Second generation drones working with agriculture


Jonathan Gill, BEng (Hons), Mechatronics Teaching Assistant & UAV Pilot, National Centre for Precision Farming, Harper Adams University


Stafford College
Main Lecture Theatre
Earl Street
(Access via Tenterbanks Entrance - opposite Victoria Park)
ST16 2QR
United Kingdom

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David White
01952 815357
TF10 8NB
Harper Adams University College, United Kingdom
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