AgDrone: To usher in Autonomous Agriculture Dr. Flippo has initiated research in Small Autonomous Agriculture Vehicles with the AgDrone prototype. AgDrone is a 24V electric tracked vehicle that is simple and durable. Currently there are two AgDrones built and 7 more being refit for a large project to be announced soon.
The Cultivation Assessment Test Apparatus is a Master's project to design and fabricate a highly repeatable and accurate implement and planter test apparatus. The CAT app will be coming online in 2018 and will be used for evaluation of planter , tillage, and instrumentation systems.
The Pest abduction sampling apparatus is a system that will drop down from a unmanned arial vehicle (UAV) and suck up insects to bring back to a farmer or entomologists.