All Blog 17/01/2018

New on our blog: Levelling up — first glimpse of a new GPS vs. UAV elevation survey

When it comes to planning drainage activities on farms that grow crops such as rice, elevation survey data—and its accuracy—is a big deal. However, using ground-based surveying instruments to create the digital elevation models required, in a timely manner, can sometimes be a challenge. That’s why Ryan Moore, the crop services manager at Greenway Equipment, Inc., embarked on a new elevation survey study at Senter Farms in Osceola, Arkansas. His aim: to assess how RTK-enabled survey drone (or UAV) technology might replace, or complement, the use of ground-based GPS devices when mapping the terrain of a rice farm.

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