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.
BBC One’s flagship Sunday evening programme, Countryfile, this week featured the pioneering work of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT). As part of the show’s Lincolnshire programme, Director of LIAT Professor Simon Pearson, introduced the University’s Thorvald robot, which is designed to support a range of agri-tech experiments in the field. The image featured
Robotic harvesting of vegetables, automated weeding techniques and the use of sensitive disease detection software were among the innovative technologies showcased at the UK’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing as part of a new agri-tech initiative. Launched in line with the Government’s quest for the UK to become a world leader in agricultural technology, innovation