The ‘Robotics’ category on iGrow News offers an in-depth look at how robots are transforming the agricultural sector through automation, bringing innovative solutions to challenges ranging from field mapping and crop monitoring to harvesting and weeding. This category is designed to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the evolving role of robotics in farming, highlighting the latest developments and their implications for the future of agriculture.

Field Mapping and Crop Monitoring:

One of the key areas where robotics is making a significant impact is in field mapping and crop monitoring. Drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) equipped with advanced sensors are used to gather detailed data about crop health, soil conditions, and plant growth. This data is invaluable for precision farming, enabling farmers to make informed decisions about irrigation, fertilization, and pest control.


Robotic technology is also revolutionizing the harvesting process. Automated harvesters are being developed and deployed to efficiently pick fruits, vegetables, and other crops. These robots can work around the clock, increasing productivity and reducing the reliance on manual labor. They are designed to be gentle and precise, minimizing damage to both the crops and the land.

Weeding and Pest Control

Robotics in weeding and pest control represents another significant advancement. Robots equipped with cameras and machine learning algorithms can differentiate between crops and weeds, enabling them to selectively target and eliminate weeds without harming the crops. Similarly, robotic systems are being used for targeted pest control, reducing the need for widespread pesticide use.

Benefits and Future Potential:

The adoption of robotics in agriculture offers numerous benefits, including increased efficiency, reduced labor costs, and enhanced precision in crop management. This not only improves productivity but also contributes to sustainability by reducing resource wastage and environmental impact. As technology advances, the potential applications of robotics in agriculture continue to expand, promising even more innovative and efficient farming practices in the future.

The ‘Robotics’ category on iGrow News serves as a key resource for anyone interested in the intersection of technology and agriculture, providing the latest updates and insights on how robotic innovations are shaping the future of farming.

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Aigen Secures $12M in Series A Funding

Key Takeaways $12 Million Series A Funding: Aigen secures substantial investment to scale up the production of their solar-powered robotic fleet. Sustainable Crop.

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Eiwa and Sentera Collaborate on Drone Analytics Technology

Key Takeaways Strategic Collaboration: Eiwa and Sentera announce a significant partnership, allowing Eiwa to license select drone analytics technology from Sentera. Access and.

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Bonsai Robotics Secures $13.5M Seed Funding

Key Takeaways: Bonsai Robotics has raised $13.5 million in a seed round led by Acre Venture Partners. The company aims to address labor.

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AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. Partners with DeltaQuad

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SavorEat and Sodexo Unveil Robot Chef

SavorEat, an innovative food tech company, has joined hands with global giant Sodexo to introduce the much-anticipated Robot Chef to American shores. This.

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DJI Agriculture’s Drone Insight Report 2022/23

In an era of rapid technological advancements, DJI Agriculture stands at the forefront of agricultural innovation, revolutionizing farming practices by integrating drone technology..

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Fieldwork Robotics Raises £1.5 Million

Cambridge-based startup, Fieldwork Robotics, has secured an impressive £1.5 million in funding for its groundbreaking autonomous harvesting robot. The company aims to address the.

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Bevo Farms Partners with IUNU and Corvus Drones

Bevo Farms, a leading supplier of wholesale vegetables and floral plants in North America, has announced a partnership with IUNU and Corvus Drones.

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Carbon Robotics’ LaserWeeder Wins AI Breakthrough Award

Carbon Robotics, a pioneer in AI-powered robotics, has been recognized for its revolutionary LaserWeeder as the “Best AI-based Solution for Agriculture” in the.

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Seasony And iFarm Partner

Seasony, a Danish mobile robotics company, has announced a technology partnership with iFarm, a leading global provider of vertical farming systems. This partnership.

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