Alberta, 2017, ongoing agriculture data collection (for numerous clients).
Working with a local client, Sawback Technologies was asked to provide a base orthomosaic for crop planning. Subsequent flights were ordered to provide ongoing crop monitoring, using specialized cameras to collect multispectral (Green/Red/NIR/RE) wavelengths), and then running various algorithms to produce accurate indices to allow the client to make value-added decisions.
Challenges that are often encountered in agricultural conditions are wildlife, variable weather conditions, and heat. Sawback Technologies, using their proprietary workflow, and in-house processing software, is able to provide actionable deliverables within 24 hours of data collection, and meeting seeding and fertilizing schedules.