The Minister of Food and Agriculture Olaug Bollestad visits Apelsvoll
Between rain and spring work, the Centre for precision agriculture had the pleasure of receiving the minister of food- and agriculture Olaug Bollestad. Accompanied by local politicians and some leaders from NIBIO, the minister got an insight in the advances achieved within precision agriculture at Apelsvoll. Thermal cameras, HUGINogMUNIN upgrades, Multivehicle navigation including our new electrical tractor Arvaker followed by our autonomous robot tractor Alsvinn, The use of alternative substrates in strawberries production, And the development of a new method for more precise fertilization of berries were some of what was presented to the minister. The centre were particularly proud to unveil its newest project PRESIS, which is scheduled to begin in October 2019.
Showing the electrical tractor to the minister.
Demonstrating the concept of multi-vehicle driving using a manned electrical tractor and an unmanned electrical robot tractor.
A quick ride on the ARVAKER for the minister.
Presenting the alternative substrates in strawberries production.