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  • July 24, 2013

    Precision Farming

    Agriculture equipment has been steadily becoming more accurate and precise with the advent of GPS autopiloting systems, short range radio location systems, and computer vision. All of these technologies are essentially augmenting the traditional free-driving tractor on wheels. Rather than...

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  • July 24, 2013

    Combining Efficiencies

    Food production is all about efficiency. How can I produce more food with less water, fertilizer, labor, etc? If we look at two farming paradigms, the monocrop and the polycrop, we can see where each one excels in efficiency, where...

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  • July 24, 2013

    The TRAG Systems Era

    For two and a half years from when I had the initial idea, FarmBot went by the name of TRAG systems, or Tracked Agriculture. During this time, I completed many hours of leg work including research, brainstorming, sketching, modeling, prototyping,...

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  • July 24, 2013

    A Stroke of Genius

    Hi! This is Rory, sharing with you the story of inspiration for the FarmBot project and how it got to where it is today. It all started my 3rd year of college (2011) while at Cal Poly in San Luis...

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