A fruit picking project, nicknamed ‘RAS-Berry’ has seen a collaboration between scientists at the University of Lincoln, SAGA Robotics and Berry Gardens Growers Ltd to create the next generation of fruit-picking robots. One of the largest projects of its kind in the EU, the aim is to relieve agricultural workers from heavy lifting work and …
Agritech innovation has been given a funding boost of £4.78 million to turn cutting-edge research into commercially attractive technology. The fund will be delivered by the newly formed Ceres Agritech Knowledge Exchange Partnership, which aims to pool the research expertise of five universities and three agricultural research centres with support and expertise of commercial partners.
The Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology are delighted to sponsor the Lincolnshire Farming Conference in 2018. On Tuesday 27th February 2018, the Lincolnshire Farming Conference returns to the iconic Lincolnshire Showground with the theme of ‘Farming in the Future’. Amongst the speakers at the event will be our Professor in Agri-Robotics, Professor Pal From, who will be
Robotics, automation and associated technologies – an Arable Horizons talk As part of Arable Horizons hosted by Farmers Weekly, University of Lincoln Professors, Tom Duckett, School of Computer Science and Simon Pearson, Founder of LIAT, will be speaking at the National Space Centre, Leicester, on 26th April 2017. Arable Horizons is a series of 5
Senior Lecturer in Agriculture, Simon Goodger, recently gave a fascinating presentation which covered five key themes that LIAT will focus on. You can view Simon’s full presentation here. One of the themes of Simon’s presentation is Robotic Automation- a crucial element of Agri-Food Technology. A video of LIAT’s very own farming robot, Thorvald can be viewed below.