Professional drone pilots flying DJI can now get approval to fly over airports in near-real time. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given nine companies permission to fly in controlled airspace,
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He's heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit slow. But he's strong
In a step toward more widespread use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States, federal regulators have granted the insurer State Farm permission to fly drones over populated areas in four states,
With strawberry picking season well under way - but migrant labour in short supply in several countries - we look at the various robots being developed around the world to help producers harvest this popular
From drones to autonomous vehicles, agriculture is seeing the benefits of new technology. What opportunities does this hold for farmers? From fleets of trucks to drone delivery systems, automation and
As the U.S. and China prepare for trade talks in Washington today, farmers in California's Central Valley are bracing for the impact of China's increased tariffs on agricultural produce. Ciara Lee reports.
Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari farms in some of the most extreme conditions in the world, at Al Ain, an oasis in the United Arab Emirates desert, where temperatures can reach 50C. "It's expensive as we have
Food waste during the production process is costly to the environment and economically. According to a McKinsey & Company report in 2016 on how big data will revolutionize the global food chain, about