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Research projects study automated orchard management – Fruit Growers News

curated by | June 13, 2016

Fruit orchards are complex environments, which makes automation difficult. But two robotics projects recently awarded grants from USDA could eliminate some of the barriers to automated orchard management. The University of Minnesota (UMN) received a grant of $914,565 to develop planning algorithms that would allow robots to operate autonomously in apple orchards. Ibrahim Volkan Isler, …

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