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Aug. 14-17: Global look at agricultural robots, automation
August 8, 2016

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Manoj_Karkee-with-apple-picking-robot-webSEATTLE – From robots that pick apples to drones that scout pests over cherry orchards, technology is changing agriculture. Advances like these, and many more, will be shared at an upcoming international conference organized by Washington State University scientists.

Drone captures vineyard irrigation data
July 5, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

vine-drone-smallPROSSER, Wash. – People may notice a small, unmanned helicopter flying over Washington vineyards this summer, but don’t worry. Doing work for science, it is fully approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.

DJI, WSU to partner on ag drone research, education
June 28, 2016

drone2PULLMAN, Wash. – DJI, the world’s leading commercial drone manufacturer, and Washington State University Tuesday announced their intention to partner on research and use of unmanned aerial systems in precision agriculture.