A Jumping Robot – perhaps a leap forward from a drone?

CropHopper is a jumping robot that operates autonomously. Jumping up to 10 m per point, (for 10 m x 10 m grid boxes) it stops and takes 12 m² high- resolution images. In the future it will also be able to apply spot sprays and it has already killed weeds with a rotary hoe. – Photos: CropHopper

Read this Future Farming article to find out more.

Credit to Mick Roberts – Freelance journalist and www.futurefarming.com.

Published by Udette Kruger

Passionate about agriculture, technology and using both to make the world a healthier and happier place.

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