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Papers

Lowenberg-DeBoer, J., Huang, I.Y., Grigoriadis, V.; Blackmore, S. (2019) Economics of robots and automation in field crop production. Precision Agriculture, pp 1-22.

Lowenberg-DeBoer, J.; Behrendt, K.; Godwin, R.; Franklin, K. (2019) The Impact of Swarm Robotics on Arable Farm Size and Structure in the UK. Contributed Paper prepared for presentation at the 93rd Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society, University of Warwick, England, 15-17 April, 18 pages.

Schimmelpfennig, D. & Lowenberg-DeBoer (2020) Farm Types and Precision Agriculture Adoption: Crops, Regions, Soil Variability, and Farm Size. Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics Working Paper 01-20. 38 pages.

Schröer-Merker, E.; Westbrooke, V. (2020) UK agricultural students’ perceptions of future technology use on-farm. Proceedings of the 3rd INFER Symposium on Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures (Eds K Behrendt, D Paparas), Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK. 58-62.

Lowenberg-DeBoer, J.; Pope, T.W.; Roberts, J.M. (2020) The Economic Feasibility of Autonomous Equipment for Biopesticide Application. Proceedings of the 3rd INFER Symposium on Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures (Eds K Behrendt, D Paparas), Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK. 118-129.

Lowenberg-DeBoer, J.; Behrendt, K.; Boot, A.; Byrne, R.; de Silva, C.; Eastham, J.; Huang, I.; Keeble, S.; May, D.; Munley, M.; Paparas, D.; Schröer -Merker, E.; Thelwell, S. (2020) Longer Term Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on European Agriculture. Proceedings of the 3rd INFER Symposium on Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures (Eds K Behrendt, D Paparas), Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK. 7-13.

Lowenberg-DeBoer, J., Franklin, K., Behrendt, K., Godwin, R., (2021) Economics of autonomous equipment for arable farms. Precision Agriculture. pp1-15.

Lowenberg-DeBoer, J.; Behrendt, K.; Ehlers, M-H.; Dillon, C.; Gabriel, A.; Huang, I.; Kumwenda, I.; Mark, T.; Meyer-Aurich, A.; Milics, G.; Olgunju, K.O.; Pedersen, S.M.; Shockley, J.; Rose, D. (2021). Lessons to be learned in adoption of autonomous equipment for field cropsApplied Economic Perspectives & Policy. 44, 848-864. . http://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13177

Lowenberg-DeBoer, J.; Behrendt, K.; Canavari, M.; Ehlers, M.-H.; Gabriel, A.; Huang, I.; Kopfinger, S.; Lenain, R.; Meyer-Aurich, A.; Milics, G.; Oluseyi Olagunju, K.; Pedersen, S.M.; Rose, D.; Spykman, O.; Tisseyre, B.; Zdráhal, I. (2021).  The Impact of Regulation on Autonomous Crop Equipment in Europe. In Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, Precision Agriculture ‘21 In J.V. Stafford (ed). 19-22 July, Budapest, Hungary. pp. 851-857. Wageningen Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.3920/978-90-8686-916-9_85

Abdullah Al-Amin, A. K. M.; Lowenberg-DeBoer, J.; Franklin, K.; Behrendt, K. (2021). Economic Implications of Field Size for Autonomous Arable Crop Equipment. In Proceedings of the 3rd INFER Symposium on Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures, In K. Behrendt and D. Paparas (eds), Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Harper Adams University, Newport, United Kingdom. 20-21 September, pp25-44. https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/316595?ln=en 

Gardiner, G.; Siqueiros, E.; Huang, I. (2021). Factors affecting British Farmer’s adoption of carbon emissions reduction practices. In Proceedings of the 3rd INFER Symposium on Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures, In K. Behrendt and D. Paparas (eds), Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Harper Adams University, Newport, United Kingdom. 20-21 September, pp155-166. https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/316603?ln=en 

Proceedings

Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures (2021) Eds K Behrendt, D Paparas. Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Food, Land & Agribusiness Management Department, Harper Adams University. HAU Publications, Newport, UK, 20-21 September 2021. 177 pages. ISBN: 978-1-7398183-2-6

Proceedings of the 3rd INFER Symposium on Agri-Tech Economics for Sustainable Futures (2020) Eds K Behrendt, D Paparas (Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Land, Farm & Agribusiness Management Department, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK). 131 pages.

Proceedings of the infer Workshop on Agri-Tech Economics (2019) Eds K Behrendt, D Paparas (Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics, Land, Farm & Agribusiness Management Department, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK). 137 pages.

Videos

Being a Farmer in the age of robotics and AI - James Lowenberg-DeBoer

Economic Implications of field size for autonomous arable crop equipment – Abdullah Al-Amin, A. K. M. 

Economically optimal farmer supervision of crop robots – Elias Maritan 

For further information on the Global Institute for Agri-Tech Economics please contact Professor Karl Behrendt.

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