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Automation Program

Automation projects to enhance labor efficiency is a key research priority for California strawberry growers. In an era where competition for agricultural labor is fierce, California strawberry growers have prioritized the exploration of automation and mechanization to help improve labor efficiencies.

Through a collaboration between the California Strawberry Commission and the Cal Poly Strawberry Center, staff work with faculty and students on projects to advance mechanization and robotics to automate tasks typically done with human labor.

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Double-Barrel Bug Vacuum

Single-Barrel Bug Vacuum

2-Row Spray Rig Recommendation

4-Row Spray Rig Recommendation

Runner Cutting Automation Report

Heated Hole Puncher


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