Drones

‘Technology revolution’ in agriculture could reduce environmental impact

‘Technology revolution’ in agriculture could reduce environmental impact

A technology revolution in agriculture could help address the global challenge to produce more food while reducing pollution and environmental...

November 24, 2021

Can drones now be used to spot disease earlier in crops?

Can drones now be used to spot disease earlier in crops?

Developers have launched a new mobile phone app designed to use drone imagery to pinpoint diseases such as yellow rust...

April 19, 2020

Checking and moving stock on the farm…with drones that bark

Checking and moving stock on the farm…with drones that bark

Farmers are increasingly using technology to try and take the hardship out of farming, with drones now taking on the...

March 8, 2019

New drone regulations under discussion…what’s being weighed up?

New drone regulations under discussion…what’s being weighed up?

Soon to be made official drone regulations could see users required to formally file flight plans in advance and even include...

August 1, 2018

Video: The potato harvest came to an end in Kildare recently

Video: The potato harvest came to an end in Kildare recently

The O’Gorman Brothers recently finished harvesting potatoes in Co. Kildare and Martin Coogan was there to film the harvest with...

November 12, 2015

Video: Beans means ploughing, harrowing and sowing in Carlow

Video: Beans means ploughing, harrowing and sowing in Carlow

Sowing beans never looked so good! Paul Brennan of Skyfly Photography filmed the Brennan Brothers agri-contractors preparing a field to...

June 23, 2015

Amazing video of farmer herding thousands of sheep from the sky

Amazing video of farmer herding thousands of sheep from the sky

It’s like a scene from the Lion King as a New Zealand farmer uses a drone to not only film his...

June 5, 2015

The US has approved a drone to spray crops with pesticides

The US has approved a drone to spray crops with pesticides

A drone in the US has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry fertilisers and pesticides to...

May 14, 2015