Eradicating Straw

A project log for Crop Orientated Agricultural Navigation System

Navigate an agri-robot using the crops themselves as the guide via computer vision.

Tegwyn☠TwmffatTegwyn☠Twmffat 04/18/2019 at 12:310 Comments

From experiences using computer vision last year, some of the cameras got very confused by bits of dry vegetable matter, particularly long thin bits, or 'straw' lying on the surface of the soil. The previous log shows a very scrappy plot, mainly due to this straw being turned over near the surface rather than buried. A pass with the plough turns the soil over to about 8" depth and should help bury the rubbish. The test plot is now left to dry out and any remaining weeds to get blasted by the strong sunlight we're getting at the moment: