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UAV/Ag Technology Field Day

Date:
07/15/19, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

This is the 3rd Annual UAV/Ag Technology Field Day presented at Bowles Farming in Los Banos, CA on July 15, 2019.

-UAV flight demonstrations will begin at 9am

-Static displays of automated farming equipment will be on-site

9:00am UC Merced Graduate Engineering Team- Ongoing research: Using UAV's to collect multi-spectral images to help determine best timing of pest control practices: Discussion and demonstration. 30 min.

9:30am CSU Fresno Graduate Engineering Team- Ongoing research: Using UAV's to collecting weather data from remote sensor stations for use in determining timing of pest control practices. Discussion and demonstration. 30 min.

10:00am Jim McKay, CalTech Ag, Quantix Pilot/Rep- Overview of a currently available, light-weight, simple to fly UAV that collects multi-spectral images to determine vegetative health for use in determining pesticide applications and other inputs. Discussion and demonstration. 30 min.

10:30am Brad Anderson, Yamaha Motors, Unmanned Systems Division Manager -Overview of Yamaha Motors Precision Ag- FAA Part 137 Certification, California DPR Licenses, current pesticide. Discussion and demonstration. 30 min.

11:00am Chuma Ogunwole, Business/Operations Mgr, Pyka Autonomous Aerial Application- Automated Pesticide Spraying using the Pyka Fixed-Wing Autonomous Aircraft. Discussion and display. 30 min.


Click here for a list of additional static displays and technology experts that will be on hand to answer questions:

For further information contact the
UC Cooperative Extension Office at 209 385 7403

Organizer:
UCCE

Website:
http://cemerced.ucanr.edu/UAV_Ag_Technology_Field_Day/

Venue:
Bowles Farming

Address:
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Los Banos, CA, United States