This Rocks: Terraclear's Rock-picking Robot Increases Productivity for Farmers

By using a computer vision-controlled system to map terrain and identify the size and location of rocks embedded in the soil, the heavy lifting is done by automated machinery which saves farmers a lot of time and money.

From Picking Tomatoes to Vaccinating Fish, Agricultural Robots Show Future of Farming

The future of farming was on display at the recent "First China Agricultural Robot Innovation Competition" as teams from universities, scientific research institutes and technology companies showcased their innovations.

Agbots in Farming

The use of agbots is increasing to help with the shortage of human farm labor. Robots are being used to pick fruit, milk cows, and other jobs that formerly required human labor. These agbots have specialized arms that can perform a variety of farm duties.

Hands-Free Cultivation at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio

The fully automated growing system for hydroponic baby leaf lettuce has been installed at Fresh Local Produce of Ohio and is already producing fresh, tasty and sustainable leafy greens for local distribution in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana.

MetoMotion Receives $1.5 Million Investment From Netherlands-based Strategic Partner for Its Greenhouse Robotic Worker (GRoW)

MetoMotion has developed a multipurpose robotic system, GRoW, for labor-intensive tasks in greenhouses to reduce the reliance on and high costs of human labor in greenhouse vegetable production.

Silicon Valley-based FarmWise Collaborates With Roush To Manufacture Autonomous Robots In Michigan

As growers are looking for new ways to optimize crop production, San Francisco-based FarmWise leverages the latest advances in artificial intelligence and robotics to offer plant-level farming as-a-service.

From Robot Farm to Table: Iron Ox Unveils the First Fully Autonomous Indoor Farm

Robotics startup with deep roots in plant science aims to feed the world through intelligent farming

Introducing the lettuce peeling robot

Cambridge researchers have developed what is believed to be the first robotic lettuce leaf peeling system of its kind.

Pepper-picking robot demonstrates its skills in greenhouse labour automation

With the rising shortage of skilled workforce in agriculture, there's a growing need for robotisation to perform labour-intensive and repetitive tasks in greenhouses. Enter SWEEPER.

Robots Are Trying To Pick Strawberries. So Far, They're Not Very Good At It

Dan Charles for NPR: Any 4-year old can pick a strawberry, but machines, for all their artificial intelligence, can't seem to figure it out. Pitzer says the hardest thing for them is just finding the fruit. The berries hide behind leaves in unpredictable places.

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