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Nov 10-16, 2019: ATB at AGRITECHNICA in Hanover

At AGRITECHNICA 2019, the world's largest agricultural technology fair in Hanover, ATB presents current research on automated weed control in bushberry plantations: the project SunBot. ATB is guest at the BMEL booth in hall 21 booth C28. We are looking forward to your visit!

The production of bushberries such as blueberries or currants is under increasing economic pressure, particularly due to the labour-intensive and therefore costly cultivation measures that are needed. This problem could be solved in the future by an autonomous tractor mower combination powered by photovoltaic energy: The 'SunBot' will autonomously take care of weed control in bushberry plants - even at night. This is to improve labour productivity and cost efficiency in shrubbery cultivation. It can also be expected that frequent mowing will have a positive effect on the yield and fruit quality of the berries.

The SunBot project group is currently developing the autonomous e-tractor from both commercially available and also new components. The tractor is to draw its energy from photovoltaics in a highly autonomous manner via a newly developed charging station. Mowing will be carried out by an innovative, performance-efficient electric cutterbar. Electromechanical auxiliary drives will ensure the compatibility of existing attachments. 

Close cooperation of partners from research, industry and practice in the project aims at practicable technical solutions and a quick implementation of the results in practice.

At AGRITECHNICA 2019, ATB will is presenting the current state of research.

Info about the project: Flyer-SunBot (PDF)

www.sunbot.de

Contact ATB: Dr. Jana Käthner

 
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Monday, 04. November 2019
17:00 - 4. Nov. 2019: Stammtisch "Präziser Pflanzenschutz mit digitalen Technologien - Wann lohnt sich was?", Bad Belzig
Wissenschaft trifft Praxis: Der regionale Stammtisch bietet Landwirten die Möglichkeit, im Gespräch mit Wissenschaftlern digitale Technologien für präzisen Pflanzenschutz zu diskutieren.
Thursday, 07. November 2019
15:00 - Nov 7, 2019: Transforming our food systems for the future, Berlin
Some say our food systems are at a breaking-point and need to be transformed. In the frame of the Berlin Science Week 2019, Springer Nature invites to a panel discussion on transforming our food systems for the future. Panelists are: Prof. Dr. Barbara Amon, ATB, Dr. Benjamin Bodirsky, PIK, and Prof....
Tuesday, 12. November 2019
09:30 - Nov 12, 2019: ATB-Colloquium 'Precision Agricultural Studies in Washington, USA'
Scientists from the Washington State University will speak about 'Smart Agriculture: Potentials, Challenges & Solutions' and 'Crop production management in digital agriculture era: few case studies' .
Tuesday, 19. November 2019
18:00 - 19. Nov. 2019: Podiumsdiskussion "Digitale Daten in der Landwirtschaft: Wege aus dem Datendickicht?", ATB Potsdam
Im Austausch von Landwirtschaft, Politik, Forschung und Wirtschaft will die Podiumsdiskussion Maßnahmevorschläge erarbeiten, die den Umgang mit Daten in der Landwirtschaft erleichtern sollen. Sie wird in Kooperation von ATB und LBV Brandenburg e.V. organisiert.
Thursday, 21. November 2019
11:00 - Nov 21, 2019: RESFuels in transport sector decarbonisation, Brussels
The fourth ADVANCEFUEL Stakeholder Workshop will present the latest results about how to overcome the barriers to the rollout of liquid, renewable and advanced fuels (RESfuels). These fuels are crucial to decarbonise transport in the coming decade. However, there are still several barriers to their ...

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