Aerial view of two sprayers with tram lines
A spraying system that detects the type of weeds present and automatically switches the herbicide product being applied could be available on farms as early as 2020. German agrochemical giant Bayer has teamed up with fellow German engineering company Bosch to develop a smart spraying system. A precision spraying system could reduce the total amount of pesticide used by farmers, by only targeting areas of crop where the weeds are present.  See also: Video: The plan that battered blackgrass in 12 […]
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