Autonomy & Robotics

The ins and outs of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), autonomous technology and robotics as the industry evolves.

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[Video] Electric Micro-Tractors and Robotic Platforms from Farm-NG

California based robotics company Farm-NG introduces their mini-tractor the Amiga. This all-electric piece of equipment is modular which allows for added customization. Presented as an alternative to rudimentary manual labor, the Amiga is a light-weight solution compared to a small cultivating tractor. Ideal for smaller operations where seeding, planting, cultivation and harvest labor can be the bottleneck of productivity.
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[Video] A Closer Look at the Robots from GUSS Automation

GUSS Automation details their autonomous vehicles in the GUSS lineup including the Orchard GUSS and the new Mini GUSS. The Mini GUSS helps expand the coverage of the Orchard GUSS by allowing a smaller frame and more maneuverability allowing it to run in tighter operations such as vineyards. The Orchard GUSS is also being used as a template for the upcoming Herbicide GUSS, an autonomous spraying unit.
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Iowa State University UAV Field Day

8/27/15 8:30 am CDT
Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Research Farms
Contact: Ryan Bergman
The agricultural use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, will be the subject of an Aug. 27 field day at the Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Research Farms. Read More

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