automation

John Deere to hold GUSS a little closer

John Deere to hold GUSS a little closer

John Deere is ever keen to acquire expertise in automation, either by acquisition or cooperation, and its latest joint venture...

April 27, 2022

96-section boom control now available from Valtra

96-section boom control now available from Valtra

Valtra is fast emerging as one of the more digital technology-driven manufacturers, although it places the emphasis on tractor and...

March 10, 2022

The trouble with autonomy in agriculture

The trouble with autonomy in agriculture

Much is being made of how autonomy is going to transform the way in the world operates and agriculture is...

January 15, 2022

AEM makes environmental case for precision agriculture

AEM makes environmental case for precision agriculture

Hot on the heels of John Deere reporting an increased uptake of its Precision Ag offerings, the American AEM (Association...

December 7, 2021

John Deere reports growing uptake for Precision Ag products

John Deere reports growing uptake for Precision Ag products

In its fourth quarter of 2021, John Deere experienced a strong demand for its precision agriculture products with uptake of...

December 6, 2021

John Deere acquires robotics company for $250m

John Deere acquires robotics company for $250m

John Deere has signed an agreement to acquire Bear Flag Robotics for $250 million. Founded in 2017, the Silicon Valley-based startup develops...

August 6, 2021

Rural towns fight robot threat with new initiatives

Rural towns fight robot threat with new initiatives

Many of the rural towns pinpointed in a study as being at high risk from the rise of robots are...

March 2, 2019

‘Automation could solve the agri-food industry’s labour shortage problems’

‘Automation could solve the agri-food industry’s labour shortage problems’

Robots that pick fruit, weeds, and even go out into the field and feed the cows could become a common...

October 26, 2017

Automation the way forward, says Laois farmer

Automation the way forward, says Laois farmer

A Co. Laois father and son who are dairy and beef farmers, and contractors, have availed of automation as they...

August 20, 2017

UK university to showcase robotic-grown spring barley

UK university to showcase robotic-grown spring barley

Move over robotic milking – the focus is now on growing and harvesting cereal crops remotely. Members of Harper Adams...

May 14, 2017