Learn to complete your own surveys from flying the drone through to data management and analysis.
Overview for managers and senior executives. Understand how drone surveying, crop and data analysis can improve decision making in your business.
9.15: Overview of agricultural surveying in practice
9.55: What drone’s right for the task?
10.20: tea break
10.40: Surveying workflow and data management
11.30: Plant health indices and their relevance
12.30: Wrap up
2.00pm Introduction to survey parameters
3.00pm Plant health indices and survey types
3.30pm Sensor technology and Pix4D
5.00pm Wrap up
9.00am Equipment discussion
10.30am Off to the vineyards for flying
3.30pm Return and discuss surveys
9.00am Walk through maps, findings and outputs
12.00pm Wrap up
DroneMate and DJI Ferntech have several drones, iPads and laptops, including drones with agricultural sensors attached. If you have an iPhone or iPad, please download DroneDeploy and MapsMadeEasy Map Pilot and bring it along. You may also find a laptop useful.
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This is the second drone event NMIT and DroneMate have coordinated. Read more about what was learnt about how powerful this data can be for agricultural, horticultural and viticultural businesses from the first event.