Issue 24Dec 2023

Industry-leading Research in Robotics and Automation

Based in the Lincolnshire countryside, a 10-minute drive out of the city, the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT) at the University of Lincoln, is an internationally renowned centre for industry-leading research in robotics and automation. At its Riseholme Campus, LIAT is also home to a working farm with specialist research facilities and sector-leading expertise. …

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Robots find their way into farmers fields

Autonomous farm vehicles have moved beyond development projects and prototypes into full commercial production and sale. Tech Farmer assesses the main offerings for the UK farmer. By Martin Rickatson and Tom Allen-Stevens Not long ago, autonomous or robotic agricultural vehicles, particularly those for fieldwork, were the stuff of prototype areas on stands at big international …

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Bayer and Microsoft forge a new frontier in agricultural connectivity

Seamless data exchange in agriculture is the focus for the two corporate giants, according to content and exhibits on show in November at Agritechnica in Hanover. Bayer unveiled at Agritechnica the latest developments in its strategic collaboration with Microsoft. The alliance aims to address the longstanding challenge of data interoperability in farming by introducing innovative …

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