Drone Scout and Spray - Taranis

Drone Scout and Spray

June 05, 2024

DATE  |  May 2024

LOCATION  |  Highland, WI

CROP  |  Corn

THREAT  |  Weeds

MISSION  | 1    2    3    4    5    6


Discover how targeted drone spot spraying effectively managed isolated broadleaf weed pressure. By precisely identifying the problem area and using the right chemistry, the agronomist saved the grower money and reduced product waste.


  • Broadleaf weed pressure in south western section of this field.
  • It was isolated to this area and is oddly shaped, so it is difficult to get a sprayer in small areas.

Broadleaf weed corn

Broadleaf weed detection


  • Make a prescription to use a drone for spot-spraying the affected area.
  • Quickly identify the chemistry needed to address the problem and the amount of product needed.
  • Follow up after the next mission to see if the issue is resolved.


  • The agronomist was able to fly his first drone spot spray of the season based on this insight.
  • He was able to just fly the isolated area and did not waste product on the entire field. 
  • This resulted in saving the grower money and gave the retailer a specific touchpoint.



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