Farm Robotics Challenge 

Showcasing engineering, computer science, and critical thinking ability, student teams will program a farm robot to perform and automate an essential farm function on any crop or farm size using the Farm-Ng robotics platform with real-life farm automation challenges led by the University of California.

Purpose
  • Grow student interest in the field of ag robotics and provide hands-on interdisciplinary collaborative research experience for undergraduates.

  • Create new solutions to on-farm challenges with robotics with a particular focus on small-farm applications.

  • Integrate small robotics into agricultural research to accelerate use-inspired translation.

Timeline
  • Team formation: November 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

  • Challenge starts: February 1, 2023
  • Virtual training sessions: February 2023 - April 2023
  • Virtual preliminary judging (finalist qualification): April 29, 2023
  • Finalist Demo and Judging: May 20, 2023 (In person, pending funding)
Participants
Contact Us

Questions about the Farm Robotics Challenge? Please email us at: info@farmroboticschallenge.ai