"Follow that Furrow"

Rory Jackson interviews EarthSense CTO Girish Chowdhary for the Unmanned Systems Technologies Magazine.

Rory Jackson interviews EarthSense CTO Girish Chowdhary for the Unmanned Systems Technologies Magazine.

For many years now, the bulk of discussion around unmanned systems in agriculture has been focused on UAVs. There have been swathes of media coverage about the revolution that aerial data capture could supposedly herald for farmers, and yet the uptake of agricultural survey UASs continues to fall short of predictions.

Unmanned Systems Technologies Magazine, February-March 2019

"What will tomorrow’s ag workers and farmers look like?"

Today’s shortage of agronomists means scouting occurs sporadically, with perhaps only 2-5 percent of the field scouted, Soman notes. “When you miss the early stage of a disease, it can be difficult for the crop to recover.”

To fill the shortage, TerraSentia will roll through entire fields underneath the crop canopy taking videos for computer analysis to determine recommendations for fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides.

agri-pulse.com

EarthSense Unveils TerraSentia 2019

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EarthSense co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Girish Chowdhary unveiled the 2019 TerraSentia at the Phenome conference today to strong interest from our 2018 Early Adopter Partners as well as new partners from industry and academia.

The EarthSense team has redesigned TerraSentia over the past year to improve durability and reliability while also enhancing functionality for high-throughput field phenotyping for crop breeding.