Skippy Scout, drone ag, precision agriculture, agriculture droneDrone Ag is the developer of Skippy, a mobile app delivering precision ag data on a smartphone.  Using inexpensive, commercial off the shelf (COTS) DJI drones, Skippy could be a game changer for farmers, researchers and commercial producers of agricultural products.  Skippy Scout delivers crop views, reporting, and more; automatically.

Skippy doesn’t require great piloting skills, automating the flight and flying the COTS drone to selected points in a field to send you high resolution, leaf level images. “Then Skippy analyses the captured images and sends you a field report, with % healthy crop, unhealthy crop, weeds and insect damage,” says Drone Ag.  “The whole process takes minutes, not hours.”

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Drone Ag Wins UK Grant to Develop Skippy Scout: Automated Crop Scouting with COTS Drones

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Drone Ag has announced the start of a new two-year project funded by Innovate UK with a grant of…