The SWEEPER robot is the first sweet pepper harvesting robot in the world demonstrated in a commercial greenhouse. It is designed to operate in a single stem row cropping system, with a crop having non-clustered fruits and little leaf occlusion.
The robot is called Sparter and was developed and built by Dutch start-up Cerescon in close cooperation with Dutch and German asparagus growers. The robot is for sale in a 3-, 2- or 1-row setup with a harvesting capacity of … Read more →
This is a guest post by Jack Simmer (a writer for DO Supply) Robots are gradually changing every industry and agriculture isn’t an exception. The use of robotics in this field isn’t widespread yet. However, it’s expected to grow significantly … Read more →
If you are looking for a new robot to mow your lawn or to upgrade the old one, in this article I made a list of robot lawn mowers that matches to gardening trends of 2018, trends in technology and … Read more →
The robotics designers offer to the farmers the opportunity to significantly reduce the costs of manual labor for harvesting. The robots can replace the seasonal manual work or even permanent employees on farms. In this article, I made a presentation … Read more →
This article was last modified on 19 July 2017. Some of the farmer’s responsibilities have already been taken over by the machines. The robot tractors capable of turning around, cultivating or maintaining the land are a common presence in the … Read more →
This article was last modified on 14 January 2018. The robots in agriculture or agbot are robots deployed for agricultural purposes. In the last 2 years were released as prototypes or for sale a lot of robots able to perform … Read more →