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Agricultural Drones Market By Application (Variable Rate Application (VRA), Crop Scouting, Field Mapping) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2018 -2026

Published: Jan 2018 | Report Code: 58955-01-18

The global agricultural drones market has been witnessing incremental growth over the last few years. The trend shall prolong as market continues to evolve, offering significant growth and investment opportunities for manufacturers during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. The growth in demand can be majorly credited to rising agricultural income and availability of flexible credit facilities for purchasing mechanized agricultural equipment for improving productivity. Steady growth in demand for organic food has increased the worldwide agricultural production Farmers across the globe are looking for advanced solutions to improve farm productivity and profit margins. Using sensors and digital imaging capabilities, agricultural drones allow farmers to collect high resolution pictures of their field, thereby enabling them to monitor crop growth, yield, and improve farm efficiency. Improving farm income, rising demand for organic food products, and shift towards mechanized farming is expected to spur the demand for agricultural drones in the coming years. All these factors are collectively expected to contribute towards a double digit CAGR during the forecast period (2018 – 2026).

Agricultural Drones Market

High upfront cost of drones coupled with the technical complexities involved in its installation and operation is identified as the major factor inhibiting the widespread adoption of agricultural drones, especially amongst farmers in price sensitive emerging economies. High cost involved makes it difficult for small-scale farmers to invest in these systems and gain reasonable profits.

The global agricultural drones market is classified into following categories:

  • By Type
    • Fixed Wing Agricultural Drones
    • Multi Rotor Agricultural Drones
    • Hybrid Agricultural Drones
  • By Application
    • Variable Rate Application (VRA)
    • Crop Scouting
    • Field Mapping
    • Others (Livestock, Agriculture Photography, etc.)
  • By Region
    • North America
      • The U.S.
      • Rest of North America
    • Europe
      • The U.K.
      • Germany
      • France
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia-Pacific (APAC)
      • India
      • China
      • Japan
      • Rest of APAC
    • Rest of the World
      • Latin America
      • Middle East and Africa

The research report “Global Agricultural Drones Market – Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026” delivers qualitative insights on the global agricultural drones market along with the forecasts and market sizing for period from 2016 - 2026. The research report categorizes the global agricultural drones market based on product types, applications, and cross-sectional analysis across geographic regions. The research study delivers a holistic opinion on market dynamics covering opportunities, market drivers, and challenges predominant in the market. In addition, the study covers analysis on the key market trends followed in the market.

To help investors and tactical decision makers to make decisions, the report provides competitive landscape which covers profiling of major agricultural drone manufacturers, their market positioning, SCOT analysis, major business strategies, and recent developments. Major manufacturers profiled in the research study include Honeycomb Corporation, Ageagle LLC, Ursula Agriculture, Delair-Tech SAS, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Eagle UAV Services, DJI, Parrot SA, Precisionhawk, and Trimble Navigation Limited.

Other analysis covered in the research study includes:

  • Comparative analysis of all sub-segments for years 2017 and 2026
  • Market sizing for historic years (2016 & 2017)
  • Segment-Region-Country Analysis

Therefore, the research report offers a 3600 insight of the global agricultural drones market, offering market sizing and forecasts by keeping in mind the aforementioned factors.

1. Preface
1.1. Report Scope and Description
1.2. Research Methodology
1.2.1. Phase I-Secondary Research
1.2.2. Phase II-Primary Research
1.2.3. Phase II-Expert Panel Review
1.2.4. Assumptions
1.2.5. Approach Adopted

2. Executive Summary
2.1. Global Agricultural Drones Market Snapshot

3. Global Agricultural Drones Market Analysis
3.1. Global Agricultural Drones Market Overview
3.2. Market Inclination Insights
3.2.1. Recent Trends
3.2.2. Future Outlook
3.3. Market Dynamics
3.3.1. Market Drivers
3.3.2. Market Challenges
3.4. See-Saw Analysis
3.5. Attractive Investment Proposition
3.6. Market Positioning of Key Industry Participants
3.6.1. Major Strategies Adopted

4. Global Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type , 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
4.1. Market Analysis
4.2. Fixed Wing Agricultural Drones
4.3. Multi Rotor Agricultural Drones
4.4. Hybrid Agricultural Drones
5. Global Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application , 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
5.1. Market Analysis
5.2. Variable Rate Application (VRA)
5.3. Crop Scouting
5.4. Field Mapping
5.5. Others (Livestock, Agriculture Photography, etc.)

6. North America Agricultural Drones Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.1. North America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.1.1. Fixed Wing Agricultural Drones
6.1.2. Multi Rotor Agricultural Drones
6.1.3. Hybrid Agricultural Drones
6.2. North America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.2.1. Variable Rate Application (VRA)
6.2.2. Crop Scouting
6.2.3. Field Mapping
6.2.4. Others (Livestock, Agriculture Photography, etc.)
6.3. North America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.3.1. U.S.
6.3.1.1. U.S. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.3.1.2. U.S. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.3.2. Canada
6.3.2.1. Canada Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
6.3.2.2. Canada Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)

7. Europe Agricultural Drones Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.1. Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.1.1. Fixed Wing Agricultural Drones
7.1.2. Multi Rotor Agricultural Drones
7.1.3. Hybrid Agricultural Drones
7.2. Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.2.1. Variable Rate Application (VRA)
7.2.2. Crop Scouting
7.2.3. Field Mapping
7.2.4. Others (Livestock, Agriculture Photography, etc.)
7.3. Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.1. U.K.
7.3.1.1. U.K. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.1.2. U.K. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.2. Germany
7.3.2.1. Germany Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.2.2. Germany Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.3. France
7.3.3.1. France Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.3.2. France Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.4. Rest of Europe
7.3.4.1. Rest of Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.3.4.2. Rest of Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)

8. Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.1. Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.1.1. Fixed Wing Agricultural Drones
8.1.2. Multi Rotor Agricultural Drones
8.1.3. Hybrid Agricultural Drones
8.2. Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.2.1. Variable Rate Application (VRA)
8.2.2. Crop Scouting
8.2.3. Field Mapping
8.2.4. Others (Livestock, Agriculture Photography, etc.)
8.3. Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.1. Japan
8.3.1.1. Japan Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.1.2. Japan Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.2. China
8.3.2.1. China Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.2.2. China Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.3. India
8.3.3.1. India Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.3.2. India Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.4. Rest of Asia Pacific
8.3.4.1. Rest of Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.3.4.2. Rest of Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)

9. Rest of World Agricultural Drones Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.1. Rest of World Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.1.1. Fixed Wing Agricultural Drones
9.1.2. Multi Rotor Agricultural Drones
9.1.3. Hybrid Agricultural Drones
9.2. Rest of World Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.2.1. Variable Rate Application (VRA)
9.2.2. Crop Scouting
9.2.3. Field Mapping
9.2.4. Others (Livestock, Agriculture Photography, etc.)
9.3. Rest of World Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.3.1. Latin America
9.3.1.1. Latin America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.3.1.2. Latin America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.3.2. Middle-East and Africa
9.3.2.1. Middle-East and Africa Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.3.2.2. Middle-East and Africa Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)

10. Company Profiles
10.1. Honeycomb Corporation
10.2. Ageagle LLC
10.3. Ursula Agriculture
10.4. Delair-Tech SAS
10.5. Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
10.6. Eagle UAV Services
10.7. DJI Technology
10.8. Parrot SA
10.9. Precisionhawk
10.10. Trimble Navigation Limited
10.11. AeroVironment, Inc.

List of Tables :

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Agricultural Drones Market
TABLE 2 Evolution of Agricultural Drones
TABLE 3 Impact Indicators
TABLE 4 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
TABLE 5 North America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 6 North America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 7 North America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 8 U.S. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 9 U.S. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 10 Canada Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 11 Canada Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 12 Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 13 Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 14 Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 15 U.K. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 16 U.K. Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 17 France Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 18 France Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 19 Germany Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 20 Germany Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE21 Rest of Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 22 Rest of Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 23 Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 24 Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 24 Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Country, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 25 China Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2015- 2025 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 26 China Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 27 Japan Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 28 Japan Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 29 India Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 30 India Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 31 Rest of Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 32 Rest of Asia Pacifc Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 33 Rest of World Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 34 Rest of World Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 35 Rest of World Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Region, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 36 Latin America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 37 Latin America Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 38 Middle-East and Africa Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Product Type, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 39 Middle-East Agricultural Drones Market Value, By Application, 2016 - 2026 (US$ Mn)

List of Figures :

FIG. 1 Global Agricultural Drones: Market Segmentation
FIG. 2 Global Agricultural Drones Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 3 Top-Down and Bottom Up Approach
FIG. 4 Global Agricultural Drones Market, By Product Type, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 5 Global Agricultural Drones Market, By Application, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 6 Global Agricultural Drones Market, By Geography, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 7 Global Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn and % Y-o-Y)
FIG. 8 See-Saw Analysis : Global Agricultural Drones Market
FIG. 9 Market Positioning of Key Industry Participants, 2015
FIG. 10 Global Agricultural Drones Market Value Contribution, By Product Type, 2016 & 2025 (Value %)
FIG. 11 Global Fixed Wing Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 12 Global Multi Rotor Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 13 Global Hybrid Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 14 Global Agricultural Drones Market Value Contribution, By Application, 2017 & 2026 (Value %)
FIG. 15 Global Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth for Variable Rate Applications, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 16 Global Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth for Crop Scouting Applications, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 17 Global Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth for Field Mapping Applications, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 18 Global Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth for Other Applications, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn)
FIG. 19 North America Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 20 Europe Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 21 Asia Pacific Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2016 - 2026, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)
FIG. 22 RoW Agricultural Drones Market Value and Growth, 2015– 2025, (US$ Mn) (Y-o-Y %)

On the basis of application, the global agricultural drones market is segmented into following categories

  • Variable Rate Application (VRA)
  • Crop Scouting
  • Field Mapping
  • Others (Livestock, Agriculture Photography, etc.)

Their contribution to the global agricultural drones market in 2017 is as shown in the figure below:

Agricultural Drones Market

In 2016, the field mapping was the largest application segment in the global agricultural drones market. The dominance and widespread adoption of drones for field mapping applications can be majorly credited to monitoring abilities offered by drones, leading to increased crop yield. The trend is expected to continue with field mapping segment registering steady gains during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. On the other hand, adoption of drones for crop scouting is expected to surge during the forecast period 2018 – 2026. Advancements in technology leading to improved accuracy in spraying fertilizers without disturbing soil fertility is one of the major factors boosting adoption of agricultural drones for crop scouting applications.

On the basis of geography, the global agricultural drones market is segmented into following regions and countries.

  • North America
    • United States
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World
    • Latin America
    • Middle East and Africa

The following figure represents contribution of different regions to the global agricultural drones market in 2017.

Agricultural Drones Market

In terms of revenue contribution, North America led the overall agricultural drones market worldwide in 2017. The revenue contribution of North America to the global agricultural drones market stood at over 38% of overall market revenue in the same year. The U.S. represents the largest individual agricultural drones market in North America and worldwide. Key drivers influencing the growth of agricultural drones market in the U.S. include civilization of farming methods, increasing disposable income of farmers, and government support to improve the agricultural productivity. On the other hand, Asia Pacific is poise to remain the most attractive business destination for agricultural drone manufacturers. There exists sound investment and growth and opportunities in emerging markets like India, China, and few Southeast Asian countries. The anticipated growth opportunity is due to huge agricultural sector and in the region. In addition, multitude of investments by the governments promoting precision and mechanized farming is expected to favor market demand during the forecast period 2018 – 2026.

 

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