Displaying items by tag: robotics

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 09:32

One robot makes the difference

A small Waikato dairy farm with one Lely Astronaut A4 robot has proven that robotic milking is also effective with a small herd.

Published in Management
Friday, 24 January 2020 10:42

Robotic milker now comes with heat detector

Delaval says its latest addition to the VMS product line, the new V310 detects heat and pregnancy automatically during the milking process.

Published in Management
Friday, 13 September 2019 10:13

Feed robot turning in results

A robotic feed pusher installed on a South Island dairy farm is reportedly increasing production and offering significant labour savings.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 09:55

Robotics nearly upon us

Robotics has moved out of the talking stage and into the early doing stages, says the chief executive of Plant and Food Research, David Hughes.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 June 2019 08:55

Buffalo herd milked by a robot

Nestled in the hills on the edge of the Canterbury Plains is a small and surprisingly high tech buffalo farm.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:12

Is robotic harvesting the future?

Ngāi Tahu Farming is trialling two different trellis systems installed with an eye to eventual robotic harvesting.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 11:07

Onfarm processing now a reality

A Dutch farm can now process and sell its own milk to consumers, thanks to a Lely Orbiter.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 28 October 2016 08:55

Options for switching to robotics

Is a robotic milking system an option for your farm? According to DairyNZ it depends on many factors.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 May 2015 15:21

NZ orchard robotics project world-leading

The University of Auckland is leading a collaborative project to build multi-purpose robotic systems for orchards.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 19 February 2015 00:00

Are they taking the p#ss?

A new device which combines robotics, mechanics and chemistry is set to hit the market to combat one of the biggest problems on dairy farms – nitrogen leaching from cow urine patches.

Published in General News
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