BVLOS Will Open the Skies

chuck zimmerman

In case you didn’t know, BVLOS stands for Beyond Visual Line Of Sight. It’s something you can’t do commercially flying a drone right now. However, PrecisionHawk, working with the Federal Aviation Administration, has conducted research on conducting BVLOS and summarized it in a new report. Image from the PrecisionHawk website. PrecisionHawk Inc., a leading provider of drone technology for the …

AgNerd, AgWired Precision, Drones, Precision Agriculture, technology, UAV

Scholar Farms Offers Masterclass for Drones

chuck zimmerman

If you’ve got a drone and are looking for some lessons then you need to talk to Dr. Greg Crutsinger, Founder, Scholar Farms. You can listen to my conversation with him about his newly announced Phytomappers Pro Masterclass below. This course explains how to integrate drones into commercial workflows for agriculture, forestry, environmental consultancies, scientific research and other plant-related industries. …

AgNerd, AgWired Precision, Audio, Drones, UAV

AgWired App Now Available for iOS

Kelly Marshall

Never miss a thing with the newly updated AgWired App for iOS!  The new platform will allow us to make easy changes and provides new application opportunities.  You can find it in the iTunes store at: “For the AgNerds out there, we have built a new backend on the app which allows it to actually be managed by AgWired itself,” …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps

PrecisionAg Institute at InfoAg Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

During the 20th InfoAg Conference I talked with Paul Schrimpf, PrecisionAg Institute, about how much the technology has changed during the time span of the show. PrecisionAg is a diversified, independent media enterprise serving the global community using precision agriculture techniques – adjusting production inputs and practices based on in-field variability, typically through use of geographic positioning systems (GPS) and …

AgNerd, Audio, InfoAg, Video

Get Registered for InterDrone Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s an update on the upcoming first ever International Drone Conference and Expo – InterDrone. Carl Berndtson, Business Development Consultant, BZ Media, wants to first remind everyone that the early-bird deadline for a big registration discount is August 21. If you register before August 21 use the discount code FLYIT on a 3 day pass for an extra discount courtesy …

Aerial Imagery, AgNerd, drone, technology, UAV

AgNerd Giveaway Winner Announced

Chuck Zimmerman

I guess Ray Bowman is an AgNerd. Now he’s an AgNerd with a new tool – Galaxy Tab S Android Tablet. That’s because Ray has won the drawing in the ZimmComm AgNerd Giveaway! Ray is the owner of Jerusalem Ridge Farms and President/CEO, Farmstead Media Group. We had entries from 26 states and in a fair random drawing Cindy reached …

AgNerd, Contest, ZimmComm

Are You Ready for the InfoAg Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

There is an AgNerd’s paradise of a conference coming up in July. It’s the 2015 InfoAg Conference, the premier event in precision agriculture. I will be there courtesy of John Deere and GROWMARK. We learn more about this year’s conference and program from Quentin Rund, Conference Secretary, PAQ Interactive. InfoAg 2014 was a record-setting success. Over 1400 participants shared in …

AgNerd, Audio, InfoAg