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Agricultural Robots Market 2020: Automated Harvesting Optimizes the Productivity adds Agricultural Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014-2020 research report to its store. The 2014 study has 430 pages, 236 tables and figures.

DALLAS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Worldwide agricultural robots markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the agricultural robots are used in every aspect of farming, milking, food production, and animal control to implement automated process for the industry.


Agricultural robot market ( size at $817 million in 2013 is anticipated to reach $16.3 billion by 2020, a hefty growth for a nascent market. Agricultural robots are but part of an overall trend toward more automated process for every type of human endeavor. Robots are being used more widely than expected in a variety of sectors, and the trend is likely to continue with robotics becoming as ubiquitous as computer technology over the next 15 years.

Agricultural Robots Company Description: ABB Robotics, Agile Planet, AgRA: RAS Agricultural Robotics and Automation (AgRA), Agrobot, Astronaut, Australian Centre for Field Robotics, Blue River Technology, CNH Industrial / Fiat / Case IH, cRops, Fanuc, Georgia Tech Agricultural Robots, Google, Harvard Robobee, Harvest Automation, IBM, iRobot, Jaybridge Robotics, Kuka, KumoTek, Kyoto University, Lely, Millennial Net, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Ossian Agro Automation / Nano Ganesh, Precise Path Robotics, Robotic Harvesting, Sicily Tractor Harvesting, Shibuya Seiki, Universidad Politicnica de Madrid, University of California, Davis, Wall-Ye V.I.N. Robot, Yamaha, Yaskawa, Agricultural Robotic Research Labs,

Weed control is able to achieve crop-yield increases. Robot technology is deploying machines for weed control, promising to improve crop yields. Robots make the crops safer by eliminating or virtually eliminating herbicides. Downstream processing system solutions and robots achieve automation of process. Robots meet stringent hygiene and safety regulations, work tirelessly 24 hours a day, and relieve human workers of physically arduous tasks. Robots contribute to the freshness, variety and quality of food. Projects are ongoing.

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High value crops are a target of agricultural robotic development. What could be tastier than a strawberry, perfectly formed, and perfectly ripened? New agricultural robots are able to improve the delivery of consistent quality food, and to implement efficiency in managing food production.

Strawberries are a high profit crop. A new generation of machines has just been born. Strawberry Harvesters with the world's most advanced technology to give maximum performance to a farm. Harvesting robots can optimize the productivity of the farming business. Growers can get the best results in a berry farm using automated process. Automated picking collection systems improve labor productivity; give speed and agility to harvest operations.

The robotic platforms are capable of site-specific spraying. This is targeted spraying only on foliage and selected targets. It can be used for selective harvesting of fruit. The robots detect the fruit, sense its ripeness, then move to grasp and softly detach only ripe fruit.

Agricultural robots address automation of process for agribusiness. The challenge being addressed is to guide farmers towards a new economic model. The aim is to meet demands of a global market. Harvesting is one benefit. Crop-yield increases come from weed control. Robot technology is deploying its machines for weed control, promising to improve crop yields. Robots make the crops safer by eliminating or virtually eliminating herbicides.

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Machinery manufacturers and downstream processing industries look for system solutions and robots to achieve automation of process. Robots meet stringent hygiene and safety regulations, work tirelessly 24 hours a day, and relieve human workers of physically arduous tasks. Robots contribute to the freshness, variety and quality of food.

According to the market research study, "Agricultural robotic projects are ongoing. The key to industrial farm robots is keeping costs down. Adapting existing commercial vehicles instead of building new ones is the best way to build viable agricultural robots."

Table of Contents

Agricultural Robot Market Executive Summary
Agricultural Robot Market Driving Forces
Agricultural Robot Target Markets
Robotic Agriculture Trends
Agricultural Robot Market Shares
Agricultural Robot Market Forecasts

  1. Market Agricultural Robot Description and Market Dynamics
  2. Agricultural Robots Market Share and Market Forecasts
  3. Agricultural Robots Product Description
  4. Agricultural Robots Technology
  5. Agricultural Robots Company Description
  6. List of Tables and Figures

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