How drones can help farmers grow more crops

AgriTech start-up is putting an eye in the sky

Hummingbird CEO Will Wells and Rowley Gregg, the company’s COOHummingbird CEO Will Wells and Rowley Gregg, the company’s COO

A start-up using drones to gather data for farmers has secured funding to takes its business to the next level.

Hummingbird is a data analytics and artificial intelligence business for precision farming. It uses Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) – drones to you and me – paired with data collection software enables farms, and their managers, to generate a real-time image of the land and crops’ welfare. From this data, problem areas can be attended when necessary and can work to reduce a farms water consumption, pesticide use and more.

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