Rural Spotlight | Ecuadorian Farmers on the Rise of Drone
Rural Spotlight | Ecuadorian Farmers on the Rise of Drone
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2021-09-10 14:13
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2021-09-10 14:13
Rural Spotlight | Ecuadorian Farmers on the Rise of Drone

Renowned for its tropical specialty crops such as bananas, cacao and coffee, Ecuador is one of the most environmentally diverse countries located in northwestern South America. With the introduction of autonomous drones and robots, Ecuador is now reinventing the future of farming.


Megadrone Ecuador, as a group of agri-tech forerunner in the country, plays a vital role in expanding the use of agricultural drones and training young pilots. The involvement of drones throughout the agricultural product chain has been gaining momentum, to help Ecuadorian farmers cope with its challenging terrains and increase profit margin.


Andes Mountain range is a green jewel of the rich variety of landscapes that can be widely seen in Ecuador, July 2021

Andes Mountain range is a green jewel of the rich variety of landscapes that can be widely seen in Ecuador, July 2021


The Megadrone team with fleet of XAG drones took a long but stunning trip to participate in the high-altitude potato trial project in Hacienda la Ovejeria, Andes-Northeast Ecuador, July 2021

The Megadrone team with fleet of XAG drones took a long but stunning trip to participate in the high-altitude potato trial project in Hacienda la Ovejeria, Andes-Northeast Ecuador, July 2021


Since drone testing was conducted on rugged terrain, organisers were carefully discussing the details of the trial to ensure each team can perform perfectly, July 2021

Since drone testing was conducted on rugged terrain, organisers were carefully discussing the details of the trial to ensure each team can perform perfectly, July 2021


Sitting beside a high-altitude potato field, an XAG Agricultural Drone impressed people on site by precisely controlling its atomised droplets, July 2021

Sitting beside high-altitude potato field, an XAG Agricultural Drone impressed people on site by precisely controlling its atomised droplets, July 2021


Experts compared the results of sensitive paper tests, where XAG drone made an excellent show on delivering uniform sprays on potato crops, July 2021 

Experts compared the results of sensitive paper tests, where XAG drone made an excellent show on delivering uniform sprays on potato crops, July 2021


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A mother filmed the spraying drone together with her lovely families in a terraced avocado field deep down the Andes, July 2021


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With the companion of her lovely puppy, the little Pom Pom Beanie was enjoying the visual feast of drone flying over cornfield, July 2021


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Just like a Superman flying between highland terrains, the farming drone looked after the vast fields without any restriction, July 2021


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Two technicians were checking the farming drone. Megadrone Ecuador regularly provides technical training to pilots and makes ensure that the machine can keep daily work routine, July 2021


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SHHH! There is no worry of the Supermen having no time to get enough rest, July 2021