Lincoln Robotics challenge farm workers on BBC’s Countryfile

Big changes are on the horizon for British agriculture, and harvests of the future will be very different to what we’re used to. But how exactly? In BBC Countryfile’s recent Harvest Special eyes are turned to the future and they meet the machines and robots that could be the farmers of the future.

The University of Lincoln’s Professor Simon Pearson heads up a robot vs people challenge to see who can pick strawberries the quickest!

You can watch the episode of BBC Countryfile here,

(The segment starts at 9:38)

Thorvald Robot in strawberry field