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Agriculture Resource Center
Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Intel invests in PrecisionHawk, a data delivery company that uses a small drone and cloud-based software to gather data. Here's why. Read more.
The Small UAV Coalition is going to bat in Washington for the fast-growing drone industry. View Amazon, Google Form Small UAV Coalition


Agriculture News
Industrial Automation Acquisitions Show Bullish Market
U.S. sales this year enjoy uptick as global market for manufacturing robotics is expected to double.

Apple Orchards Ripe for this Robot Picker
Labor scarcity and 12 billion apples needing harvesting annually

Autonomous Solutions Grows Despite Mineral Price Slide
Safety and productivity help vehicle automation provider ASI grow as mining firms delve deeper for value.

Labor Shortages Prompt Strawberry Picking Automation
Prototype automated harvesters are being tested in Florida and California.

Spanish Cluster Tries to Lower Precision Farming Costs
FEMAC works to make agricultural automation affordable, valuable to farmers.

Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Horizon 2020 controversy reflects uncertainty over EU robotics support.

Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Automated vehicle maker expands onto the factory floor.

GuardBot Rolls From Martian Plans to Sentry Duty
Spherical robots are no longer science fiction, but adoption yet to be seen.

Australian Efforts to Hone Robotic Vision Get Government Support
Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology are helping robots to pick peppers more precisely.

Careful Robotic Hand Picks Its Way Through Technical, Competitive Challenges
FTNON buys Lacquey, positioning robotic hand for huge international food market.

Can Agribotics Attract Young People Back to the Farm?
Experts say lure of high-tech agriculture could reverse centuries of urban migration

Modular Robot Platform Harvests Multiple High-value Crops
5-year EU program successfully combines sensing, manipulation, production and harvesting into single platform

“Smart” Robot Cultivator to Speedily Eliminate Major Farm Nemesis: Weeds
Keeping U.S. farmland weed free approaching $15 billion annually

In-Depth Analysis
The Ultimate Guide to Agricultural Robotics
27 of the many agricultural robotics companies attempting to provide solutions for farming problems.

Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Intel invests in PrecisionHawk, a data delivery company that uses a small drone and cloud-based software to gather data. Here's why.



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


Whiplash: What Happened to 3D Printing Stocks?

Carbon3D Gets $100M from Google Ventures

3D Printing Podcast: Growth Projections, Drivers and Major Players
More in 3D Printing



Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing