An automated grapevine pruner hopes may help slash labor costs.
Researchers moving toward robotics that shift dormant pruning from an art to a science.
A firsthand account of using four pruning rules.
New automated technologies could help specialty crop growers deal with labor crisis.
$5 million in grants offered to help boost automation, address needs of changing climate.
National Science Foundation awards grant for further development of potential industry game-changer.
More evidence being found about how people can benefit from automation in the field.
Naturipe joins growing list of backers in the labor-saving vision and mission of ag-tech startup.
Projects seek to create cost-effective automation of harvest and orchard tasks.
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — […]
A new robotic pruner being developed uses cameras to build 3-D images that help it determine where to make pruning cuts.
Breakthroughs in mechanization have been a long time coming, but recent advances combining the skills of both people and machines are bringing efficiencies to orchards of all sizes.
The robot, a red Toro four-wheel-drive vehicle, is part of a four-year, $6 million project funded by the […]