2016 AGBOT CHALLENGE

Challenges

Seeding Competition 2016

  1. Autonomously plant two or four 1000-ft rows of corn at a time and autonomously turn at each end. The planter shall make four 1000-ft passes.
  2. Change seed variety per prescription
  3. Change seed population per prescription
  4. Stream real time video from both the front and rear of agBOT
  5. Have the ability to autonomously dock and load two varieties of seed and starter fertilizer, while weighing the seed and fertilizer and communicating in stream

Winners

1st place - University of Regina

2nd place - Purdue University / South Newton High School

3rd place - PeeDee Precision Ag and Muchowski Farms

Competitors

Judges and Speakers

2016 Judges

Craig Rupp

Craig Rupp

Director of Engineering
The Climate Corporation

George Kellerman

George Kellerman

Chief Operations Officer & General Partner
Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley

Bob Peterson

Bob Peterson

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board
Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems, Inc. (BATS)

Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson

Owner
Thompson Farms

2016 Speakers

Mark Young

Mark Young

Chief Technology Officer
The Climate Corporation

Craig Rupp

Craig Rupp

Director of Engineering
The Climate Corporation

2016 Sponsors

2016 Hosts

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