Check Out Today’s Farm of the Future Robots

By: | March 30th, 2016

IndustryTap has written about Japan’s new robotic farm expected to be online in 2017. Farm robots, or “Agbots,” are expected to become crucial to the long-term productivity, sustainability, and profitability of fruit and vegetable growers. Farm of the future robots, in the minority today, will soon perform the vast majority of work in agriculture.

The following are some of the most exciting and interesting automated, robotic farm machines transforming agriculture and farming as we know it.

  • Autonomous Tractor, Spirit, cuts hay and other grasses

  • Agrobot SW6010 picks strawberries

  • Blue River LettuceBot for lettuce harvesting

  • Clearpath Robotics Grizzly, an autonomous all-terrain vehicle

  • Conic System Pro-300 helps sow plants in greenhouses

  • Vision Robotics Grapevine Pruner

  • Wall-Ye Pruning Robot

The following video from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture discusses the robotic farm.

David Russell Schilling

David enjoys research and writing about cutting edge technologies that hold the promise of improving conditions for all life on planet earth.

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