U.K. Farming Industry Looks to ‘Swarm Robots’ for Sustainable and Precise Outcomes

‘Swarm robots’ – small, simple and inexpensive machinery – could reverse the trend in agriculture towards ever bigger machines, an agri-tech expert has said, according to an article at Farming UK. These little workers could have benefits such as ensuring less damage to soil structure and greater precision for weeding and harvesting.

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They behave autonomously, interacting with each other and the environment to achieve the desired outcome. However, UK farmers may be left wondering how close this is to reality and what is needed to ensure their safe, responsible usage on-farm.

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