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Status Verified
Completed 2014
Made? Yes
Instance of Farming machine
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Type Device, Project
Keywords agriculture, food security
SDG Sustainable Development Goals SDG02 Zero hunger
SDG12 Responsible consumption and production
Authors Joe Torreggiani
Emilio Velis
Published 2014
License CC0-1.0
Affiliations MIT
Language English (en)
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Farmbot is an open source CNC farming machine that enables automation of the agricultural tasks including sowing, watering, weeding, and monitoring soil and pests.

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A farmbot unit consists of a modular tool head mounted onto a frame that enables motion across the Cartesian coordinate system. The tool head is designed to enable automatic mounting of tools including a seeder, soil sensor, and weeder.

Farmbot is controlled by a Raspberry Pi microcomputer running the Farmbot operating system and a Farmduino microcontroller. Farmbot is programmable through a web interface that enables remote access. Weeding tasks are aided by a built-in computer vision system.

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