Farming bots

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Farming bots
Name Farming bots
Location De Ruimte
Date 2017/08/07-2017/08/08
Time 10:00-18:00
PeopleOrganisations Bongani Ricky Monsuku
Type HDSA2017 - On and Off the Grid - call for participation
Web Yes
Print No

Due to unfortunate circumstances this workshop is canceled and will be replaced by the Edible Computing workshop by Dennis de Bel

Chicken

Bongani Ricky Masuku had planned to host a 2 day workshop building on his experience as developer and inventor in the Zimbabwean context. His specialty: disrupting the agriculture industry, smart farming technologies, automated chicken feeding bots, harvesting is to mitigate methane emissions to reduce climate impact of hydro reservoirs, monitoring bee hive activity…

During the Farming Bot workshop participants would have learnt how to build an affordable Ag data kit that helps farmers collect farming data both “ON” & “OFF” grid

Contents:

  • Theoretical introduction on agriculture
  • Learning about the Arduino and its peripherals
  • Understanding the Arduino (A hands-on approach)
  • Controlling actuators using sensors
Introduction of the Farming Bots workshop - part 1