Tom McKinnon
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Founder, Agribotix LLC
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Agriculture, Wildlife conservation.

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Agriculture drones on National Public Radio, February 16, 2015

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 11:00am 2 Comments

Luke Runyon of Harvest Public Media came to Agribotix last week to do a story on the use of drones in agriculture and the FAA issues involved.  We took him out to our favorite local farm and had a grand time flying quads.  Fortunately the story was picked up by National Public Radio so it had a US-wide…


Agribotix Launches Its BYOD Agriculture Image Processing Service

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 12:37pm 11 Comments

Last summer, with the help of the DIY Drones community, Agribotix set out to discover how drones could be used to help growers make better decisions. Some of you followed the journey through our blog posts, and we…


Over-glacier UAV flights in New Zealand to create digital elevation models

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 12:00am 10 Comments

The Agribotix team is in New Zealand, flying our UAVs over Tasman Glacier to help researchers at Victoria University of Wellington make a digital elevation model of the glacier. Today, we flew the twin boom Sky Hunter over 100km in transects across the glacier. We've mounted a downward facing camera in the fuselage, which takes photos every 3 seconds. Using these photos, and…


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