Robotics & Technology

Robotics & Automation

This program was initiated in response to industry cost of production data showing labour as the number one expense for grower operations. 

Current projects include:

  • Development of an Automated Vegetable Packing System
  • Development of Gripper Tools for Automated Handling of Horticultural Produce
  • Development of Wireless Irrigation Sensing and Decision Making Systems
  • Development and Commercialization of an Automated Planting System
  • Development and Commercialization of an Automated Potted Plant Packaging System
  • Development and Commercialization of Automation Technologies to Aid Mushroom Harvesting