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  • SAS Agri Groundworks Ltd
  • SAS Agri Groundworks Ltd

Drones

Heavy-lift utility drone for agriculture

John Deere and Volocopter have announced their cooperation on cargo drone technology and presented the first large drone adapted for agricultural use at Agritechnica 2019. A demonstrator model of the VoloDrone equipped with a John Deere crop sprayer, which is ready for its first field flight, was displayed in the Future Technology Zone. Featuring a potential payload of 200kg, the VoloDrone is able to cover an enormous area, especially…

The future begins in the Future Technology Zone

In a new exhibition concept at this year’s Agritechnica, John Deere is demonstrating its leading position in precision agriculture in the Future Technology Zone. Nine different product developments and research projects in the fields of electrification, autonomy through automation and artificial intelligence show how agriculture could work even more…

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