DECATUR, Ill. — Ag Eagle, SenseFly, Horizon Precision, MLB,
Trimble, Precision Drone and other makers of unmanned aerial systems will be
among many companies exhibiting their precision aerial technology at the
Precision Aerial Ag Show on July 9-10 at Progress City USA.
The technology show is drawing global interest from
exhibitors and attendees, who will be watching the unmanned aerial vehicles in
the air and real-time video output.
Headlining the list of speakers are Brendan Schulman, the
attorney who successfully represented a photographer whose camera-drone was
cited by the Federal Aviation Administration as violating its policies, and
Idaho farmer Robert Blair, speaking about his pioneering use of UAV technology
and eight years of experience with them.
Also speaking will be several university researchers
providing current and future perspectives on unmanned aerial vehicle use in
agricultural applications. A panel of farmers also will relate their experiences
and use of UAV technology on their farm, along with UAV consultant Chad Colby of
Bloomington, about making UAV purchase decisions.
The seminars are sponsored by ADM Crop Risk Services of
The show also will feature both indoor and outdoor exhibits
by a variety of vendors demonstrating products and services related to unmanned
aerial technology or related applications. The full schedule, ticket information
and advanced ticket sales are at www.paas2014.com .
The exhibit field and demonstration areas are open to
visitors 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.