The FarmDroid FD20 is an autonomous field robot controlled by precise GPS technology which undertakes both sowing and weeding in and between rows.
The FarmDroid is a completely self-sufficient robot driven by two batteries that are powered by solar panels making it a carbon-neutral machine.
How does the FarmDroid FD20 work?
A Fodder Beet crop sowed using the FarmDroid FD20 here in Shropshire.
What can the robot handle?
As of today, the robot has already been successfully taking care of:
FarmDroid R&D constantly works together with farmers and ourselves as distributors to test out new seeds.
FarmDroid FD20 Robot
The setup of the robot is simple:
At setup, the field’s corner points are marked. Any possible obstacles such as trees, power poles etc. are also marked.
Choose the desired number of headlands.
Choose sowing distance (distance between the crops in the row) and set the sowing depth.