Technology, Innovation Drive Future of California Ag

Farmer with tractor in field
Marcus Dunning, director of sales for PlantTape, discusses how drip tape can be mechanically installed for row crops during a field day at Bayer’s fruit and vegetable seed lab in Woodland, Calif., in 2019.

Robots, drones, sensors and environmentally friendly inputs will be ubiquitous on farms in 2030.

 

On a 300-acre research farm at the Davis campus, researchers are working with robotic tractors, using drones to track the condition of plants in the field and using sensors to monitor individual plants and animals.

Learn how Professor and Smart Farm Champion David Slaughter and his team are helping local farmers improve agricultural practices using “co-robotics.”

Via Western FarmPress

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