Merced County Cooperative Extension
Merced County Cooperative Extension
Merced County Cooperative Extension
University of California
Merced County Cooperative Extension

UAV/Ag Technology Field Day

July 15, 2019

UAV Ag Tech Field Meeting at Bowles Farming 2019

8:30am to 9:00am-Registration and Visiting Displays

 9:00am to 11:30am-Flight Demonstrations and Presentations

11:30am to Noon- Visiting Displays and Technology Experts

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

-Schedule of demonstration flights-

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.

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