Displaying items by tag: robotics

Friday, 13 September 2019 10:13

Feed robot turning in results

A robotic feed pusher installed on a South Island dairy farm is reportedly increasing production and offering significant labour savings.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 09:55

Robotics nearly upon us

Robotics has moved out of the talking stage and into the early doing stages, says the chief executive of Plant and Food Research, David Hughes.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 June 2019 08:55

Buffalo herd milked by a robot

Nestled in the hills on the edge of the Canterbury Plains is a small and surprisingly high tech buffalo farm.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:12

Is robotic harvesting the future?

Ngāi Tahu Farming is trialling two different trellis systems installed with an eye to eventual robotic harvesting.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 11:07

Onfarm processing now a reality

A Dutch farm can now process and sell its own milk to consumers, thanks to a Lely Orbiter.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 28 October 2016 08:55

Options for switching to robotics

Is a robotic milking system an option for your farm? According to DairyNZ it depends on many factors.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 May 2015 15:21

NZ orchard robotics project world-leading

The University of Auckland is leading a collaborative project to build multi-purpose robotic systems for orchards.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 19 February 2015 00:00

Are they taking the p#ss?

A new device which combines robotics, mechanics and chemistry is set to hit the market to combat one of the biggest problems on dairy farms – nitrogen leaching from cow urine patches.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 January 2015 00:00

Finland’s largest farm goes robotic

Finland's largest dairy farm Finnmilk has embraced automatic milking.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 08:35

Robotic farmers won over by nifty navigator

THE OWNERS of the world’s largest robotic farm under one roof, Aad and Wilma van Leeuwen, say they were particularly attracted to the DeLaval robotic milkers due to the Herd Navigator technology.

Published in Machinery & Products
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