Terra Drone expands into agri sector with Avirtech acquisition
Terra Drone Corporation, one of the top drone service providers in the world, has started offering agricultural spraying services in Southeast Asia. The company has scooped up precision agriculture tech from Indonesian startup Avirtech and established a new entity called Terra Drone Agri to cater primarily to palm plantations.
The formation of Terra Drone Agri comes at a time when farmers around the world are readily adopting agricultural drones to gain scientific data that would help them reduce seeds, pesticides, and fertilizers without affecting crop yield. With drones, fieldwork can be completed much faster and with more precision, while leaving a much lower carbon footprint than what would have been with the use of heavy ground machinery.
Terra Drone explains that Avirtech not only specializes in providing pesticide spraying and mapping services with drones but it has also developed the world’s first gimbal-based high-precision drone spraying…