Here is a great project we have been working on and presented in a LinkedIn writeup by Paul Tice, of ToPa3D.

 More photos of fieldwork.

3 Drones of ToPa3D
Paul and Heather of ToPa3D with 3 Drones on initial test flights

The process is to set GCPs around the open beds, fly the area, GPS GCPs, and collect random pot center locations for checks.

Open pots to map vary depending on what is being shipped or moved to different locations all the time with about 200 acres of pot in pots.  The beds are either small 6-gallon pots which run 10 wide in a bed or about 5700 pots per acre and large 10-gallon pots which run 8 wide in a bed or about 3500 per acre.

Brad Mercure setting Targets
Brad setting Targets
GPS of targets
GPS of GCPs (Ground Control Points)
Surveying Pot Centers
Surveying random pot centers for checks


Casey during a flight
Casey during a flight


What a view
Ag Geo NW providing Drone Services

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