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Agriculture Resource Center
First Drone Test Site Ready
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014. Read more.
Researchers expect 20% of cows in Europe to be milked by robots in 2020, but high costs and lower-quality milk remain challenges. View Is Robotic Milking a Viable Option for Farmers?


Agriculture News
First Drone Test Site Ready for Flights
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014.

Is Robotic Milking a Viable Option for Farmers?
Researchers expect 20% of cows in Europe to be milked by robots in 2020, but high costs and lower-quality milk remain challenges.

Blue River Reaps $10M in New Funding for FarmBot
Paradigm shift in pioneering computer vision and robotics for agriculture

Cäser Autonomous Fruit Robot Could Transform Agricultural Robotics
Cäser travels predetermined routes through a field and performs a variety of tasks, including fertilizing, tillage, grounds care and transporting

Carnegie Robotics Leading the Way in High-Speed Vision Systems
Carnegie's MultiSense vision system was on the head of six of the eight top teams from the 2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials.

Automatica 2014 Gives Field Robotics Top Billing
Sales of field robots surge while transforming agriculture

Can Robotics Aid Australia’s Declining Industrial Base?
Beyond field robotics and mining the challenges are many...and difficult

UK Allots $266M for New “Agri-Tech” Strategy
Commercializing “farmbots” and agri-tech to share $116M

Scott Technology: Revolutionizing Farms Worldwide
New Zealand-based Scott Technology is helping farmers with its meat-processing and cow milking robots.

Clearpath Hopes to Get Down and Dirty with Grizzly
All-terrain, autonomous utility vehicle offers performance of a tractor and precision of an industrial robot

Cesar the LettuceBot Disrupts $1.4B Lettuce Market
Revolutionizing fresh-market fruit and vegetable harvesting

$11.8M in Series “C” Funding for Harvest Automation
Funds directed at Harvest's first product, the HV-100 nursery and greenhouse robot

Modernization Act Boon for Robot Food Handlers
Unexpected outcome of 2011 law spurs future robot-only food industry

3D Robotics Zooms in on $30M in New Funding
Company targets agriculture as first market to test commercial drone applications

A View from the Berry Fields on Robot Automation
The agricultural innovation path





3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything