FarmBot Genesis gantry and weather station.jpg
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Hardware license CERN-OHL-S
Certifications Start OSHWA certification
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Status Verified
Completed 2014
Made Yes
Instance of Farming machine
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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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Keywords agriculture, food security
SDG SDG02 Zero hunger, SDG12 Responsible consumption and production
Authors Joe Torreggiani
License CC0-1.0
Organizations MIT
Language English (en)
Related 0 subpages, 3 pages link here
Impact 378 page views
Created February 26, 2014 by Joshua M. Pearce
Modified January 29, 2024 by Felipe Schenone
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