Verdant Robotics’ Series A raised $46.5 million. The money will speed up the company’s robotic farm manufacturing and market launch.
John Deere forms joint venture with GUSS Automation
The joint venture will enable GUSS to further collaborate with the Deere sales channel and GUSS will continue its innovation and product development to best serve customers.
Willy Pell from Blue River Technology brings AI to the farm
Listen to how Blue River Technology brought autonomy to John Deere tractors and are using machine learning to continually improve the operations.
Monarch Tractor closes $61M series B round
Monarch is the first all-electric, autonomous compact tractor to come to market, targeted at small-medium sized farms.
Carbon Robotics secures $27 Million to help farmers control weeds
Company to accelerate growth and scale production to help farmers address increasing threat from herbicide-resistant weeds.
Cartesian robots: simple yet sophisticated packaging automation
Packaging operations continue to embrace automation as a way to reduce labor costs and workplace injuries while improving the efficiency and quality of packaged goods. But the use of automation isn’t evenly distributed, with large consumer packaged goods producers running with more automation than smaller packaging firms. One area ripe for increased automation are operations…
Monarch Tractor closes $20M Series A for autonomous tractors
The tractors can perform pre-programmed tasks without a driver, or an operator can use Monarch’s automation features including Gesture and Shadow modes to have it follow a worker on the job.
CropHopper robot from HayBeeSee takes novel approach to field monitoring
HayBeeSee has been developing CropHopper, a quadcopter with flexibile legs that it says can gather more data in an energy-efficient way to help farmers manage crops.
Universal Logic to provide 100 AI systems to Agricultural Robotics
Artificial intelligence developer Universal Logic partnered with Agricultural Robotics to provide the organization with 100 of its Neocortex AI systems to automate agricultural tasks, Universal announced today. The two companies agreed to the memorandum of understanding following an acceptance test and creating a plant picking and sorter machine by combining the AI systems with robotics.…