Dutch robotic producer AgXeed launched a brand new four-wheeled 75hp autonomous tractor at the Cereals occasion.
With a 2.9-litre diesel engine and electrically pushed pto, the Agbot 2,055W4 is particularly suited to seed-mattress preparation, sowing and mechanical weeding.
It additionally has scope to be used in grassland programs and is able to mowing grass with reverse-mode driving.
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Weighing 3.5t, the brand new robotic is significantly lighter than the tracked mannequin launched final 12 months, which weighs 8t, contains a 160hp engine and was designed for extra heavy-responsibility arable duties resembling cultivating.
The 2,055W4 wheeled model has a high velocity of 13kph and is appropriate with a variety of current farm implements. It is able to lifting 4t on the rear and 1.5t on the entrance.
AgXeed advertising and marketing supervisor Phillipp Kamps defined that the robots could be finest suited to lighter arable operations resembling seeding and weeding, however the firm additionally sees a spot for this machine in grassland administration.
“It’s a light-weight machine and, contemplating its 3.5t empty weight, together with massive tyres of 710mm, we see a whole lot of potential for this on UK farms,” he mentioned.
To program the robotic, a person would log in to the AgXeed portal, getting into particular parameters and assigning duties with just some mouse clicks.
The robotic might be commercially out there to be used on UK farms within the spring of 2023, however growers are in a position to enroll in the providing immediately.