IT Farmer: 109 Summer 2020

004 Robotic dog helps farmers herd sheep in New Zealand 006 'Fitbits for cows' to help detect disease in livestock 010 Bespoke autonomous guided vehicles designed for horticulture 012 Latest spraying tech to be shown at online Cereals event 016 Farmers warned of surge in tractor GPS thefts Farmer IT 002 l Summer 2020 Contents Cattle Wearable sensors are being developed to help monitor the health of dairy cows with the aim of identifying the disease brucellosis at an earlier stage. P006 'Fitbits for cows' to help detect disease in livestock Robotics The world’s most advanced robotic dog is helping farmers in New Zealand to herd sheep, patrol farmland and undertake other tasks. P004 Robotic dog helps farmers herd sheep in New Zealand Vehicles A new autonomous guided vehicle is being developed that could help transform the horticultural sector and help tackle the labour shortage. P010 Bespoke autonomous guided vehicles designed for horticulture

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