Category: Drones

NBRs use of drones: the machines are coming?

(Not the actual title…) This is an English version of my 3rd contribution to Betorlaren (2018 #4), the Swedish sugar beet industry’s magazine. This was an early draft: the final Swedish version looks and reads better, thanks to the four helpful editors that fixed it up before it even went to the publishers.   In…
Read more

Drones at NBR: software

There are two parts to this post: Things we use, and things we’ve considered. Things we use (plus a comment or too): Creation and execution of mission for RGB missions (the vast majority): Pix4DCapture. Super easy and smooth. Works really well for us where we can afford to be a little rough regarding mission coverage…
Read more

Drones at NBR: hardware

Here is some info on the hardware we’re employing at NBR and some thoughts from a season and a bit of use. Drones: 2 x DJI Phantom 4 Pro (purchased March 2018). Light, responsive, user friendly. Very glad we didn’t get the Pro+, as it appears to be hard to use different/ third-party apps with…
Read more