June 28, 2016 | WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – DJI, the world’s leading commercial drone manufacturer, and Washington State University Tuesday announced their intention to partner on research and use of unmanned aerial systems in precision agriculture.
WSU’s Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems (CPAAS), based in Prosser, Wash., will lead the effort. CPAAS provides the vast agricultural community in the Pacific Northwest with the latest technology for increased farming efficiency and environmentally friendly production.
“CPAAS is focused on high-impact research outcomes,” said Qin Zhang, CPAAS director. “Our facilities, students and faculty offer DJI significant development capabilities and a unique testing ground.”