Agritechnica 2023: Claas debuts prototype autonomous Xerion
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Claas surprised showgoers with its prototype autonomous Xerion 12.590 Terra Trac, which was kitted out with Lidar sensors and cameras to detect obstacles.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Draynes Farm: 80 years selling liquid milk
The Drayne family hosted a visit for members of the Ulster Grassland Society on Tuesday.
15 October 2023 Agri Technology
Green growth: agtech and sustainable agriculture go hand-in-hand
Continued advancements in agricultural technology will be vital in allowing the sector to reduce emissions while continuing to feed a growing population, writes Stephen Robb
UK bets big on agri-robotics
The news funds stem from the Farming Futures Automation and Robotics competition, a segment of Defra's £270m Farming Innovation Programme
11 October 2023 Agri Technology
A new evolution in milking technology?
Aidan Brennan reports from Denmark, where a new type of milking facility has been launched.
6 September 2023 Management
DeLaval launches new batch robot milking system
Aidan Brennan reports from Denmark, where a new type of milking facility has been launched.
1 September 2023 News
Farmer Writes: a difficult spring and herds selling like wildfire
There is a Chinese curse which goes like this: “May you live in interesting times.” We certainly are.
25 June 2023 Farmer Writes
Tines, hoes and robots – vegetable weed control demo
A second, specialised demonstration will take place at the event this year and will put 17 mechanical weed control machines for field vegetable crops to the test write Andy Whelton and Stephen Robb.
Watch: Ireland first autonomous seed-n-weed robot gets to work in the southeast
Gary Abbott recently caught up Ireland’s first autonomous field robot, the FarmDroid FD20, working in Co Kilkenny, weeding a crop of beet it had sown earlier in the spring.
14 June 2023 Farm machinery