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Is the DJI Mini 3 coming & will it be any good for Agriculture?

Posted by Meg Kummerow on

Much like new Apple products, new DJI drones are met with much fanfare and anticipation by enthusiasts. Rumours and leaks have been gearing up in the last couple of months that the new DJI Mini 3 release is imminent and with a DJI event slated for tomorrow night (May 10th), will we see the official release of the highly awaited drone? What changes are coming to the DJI Mini platform and will the new DJI Mini 3 be any good for use within agriculture? Well known DJI leaker @DealsDrone has been sharing sketches and photos for a while now and...

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How to Register a Drone for Agricultural Business Usage

Posted by Katelyn Broom on

How to Register a Drone for Agricultural Business Usage

Folks, it’s official, if you’re flying a drone for business purposes or as part of your job, registration is mandatory in Australia. We know, it seems like just another annoyance, but registering your drone isn’t actually a difficult or long-winded process. In fact, it’s quick and easy and can be done online! Here’s how… How do I register a drone in Australia? Visiting the CASA site or watching this video will explain everything in detail, but here are a few bits of information that will be helpful when the time comes to register your drone: To register a drone in Australia,...

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How to Get Drone Operator Accreditation for Farming

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How to Get Drone Operator Accreditation for Farming

When it comes to using drones for farming, or in any industry for that matter, certain certifications and accreditations are required by law in order for drone operators to fly them for business purposes. Getting drone operator accreditation is just one of these requirements that applies when flying drones of certain sizes. Here’s what you, as a famer, agricultural business owner or drone operator, need to know about the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) operator accreditations, AKA drone operator accreditation. Do I need to get drone operator accreditation to use a drone on my farm? If...

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Exciting New Australian Farming Drone Releases From DJI || August 2021

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Exciting New Australian Farming Drone Releases From DJI || August 2021

There have been some fantastic advances in technological resources this past year, especially within the agricultural sector. We are seeing more and more drones and other tech innovations helping farmers all across the country to track data, become more efficient and save costs in all manner of processes. In today’s article we’re going to be chatting about some exciting new farm drone releases from DJI that were announced just a few weeks ago in August 2021. Who is DJI?DJI is a leading innovator in drones and aerial imaging technology. They work closely as a business with CR Kennedy & Co, our leading drone importer here...

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How To Use Your Agricultural Technology Grant: Farming Drones

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How To Use Your Agricultural Technology Grant: Farming Drones

(Unfortunately the Digital Agriculture Investment Scheme is now fully subscribed, we will keep an ear out for further rounds) The recent rollout of the Digital Agriculture Investment Scheme  is exciting news for farmers in Victoria. Regardless of whether you’ve managed to apply and be accepted for one of the grants available or not, the fact that the Victorian Government is now starting to help farmers access valuable technology for their farms is such a great step towards simplifying current processes and improving quality of practices throughout the agricultural sector. What is the Digital Agriculture Investment Scheme? The Digital Agriculture Investment...

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