Automation

6 November 2019

Can you grow a crop of tomatoes without anyone entering the glasshouse?

4 September 2019

AHDB to be knowledge exchange partner for new robotics centre at University of Lincoln

5 September 2019

Robotics funding to transform horticulture, a computer model to improve biopesticides and a new plum demonstration centre

14 August 2019

An exciting technological development in precision field vegetable production was demonstrated at Reading University’s Sonning Farm on 25th July. The new technology – eyeSpot – seeks to make a step-change in weed control for growers by both reducing herbicide usage by up to 95% and by working autonomously, eliminating the need for a sprayer operator.

1 August 2019

Will big machines disappear from agriculture?

11 July 2019

Automation, robotics and precision growing - take a look at some of the trends from this year's GreenTech show

21 June 2019

A Cambridgeshire based business is to lead the way in demonstrating labour saving techniques to help the horticulture industry offset the shortage of seasonal workers.

21 June 2019

A Scottish fruit grower will work with AHDB to highlight how horticultural growers can increase efficiency and reduce their reliance on labour.

16 September 2019

SmartHort and the Bedding and Pot Plant Centre are hosting a study tour to view automation and robotics in the Netherlands.

5 June 2019

John Swain, FEC Energy, looks at the benefits and drawbacks of vertical farming in horticulture

8 May 2019

Below average rainfall is triggering UK farmers and growers to adopt water savvy techniques early in the year, to be prepared should another agricultural drought hit.

18 April 2019

SmartHort heading to GreenTech Amsterdam