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What are Farm Robots?

 , July 18, 2016 updated on February 21, 2017
Farm robots are autonomous machines that automate farm work such as planting, harvesting, pruning, weeding and pest control. While traditional farm machinery tends to be expensive, large and energy intensive, farm robots are potentially inexpensive, small and solar powered. They may be able to replace chemicals in areas such as weed and pest control. For example, a small solar powered robot could collect weeds and convert it to biochar to enrich soil.
Overview: Farm Robots
TypeGreen Farming
DefinitionAutonomous machines that automate farm work.
Also Known AsAgricultural robot
Potential Simulating a small scale garden where a gardener has time to manually plant, harvest, weed and control pests without using chemicals.
Small, inexpensive and self powered with solar panels.
Increasing yield and quality without using chemicals.
Related ConceptsRobotics
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