Agriculture Robots Market Research Report - Forecast till 2027

Agriculture Robots Market Research Report: By Robot Type (UAV, Milking Robots, Driverless Tractors, Automated Harvesting Systems and Others), By Farm Robot Type (Outdoor and Indoor), By Farm Produce (Fruits & Vegetables, Field Crops, Dairy & Livestock and Others), By Application (Field Farming, Harvest Management, Dairy & Livestock Management, Irrigation Management, Inventory Management and Others) and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/SEM/8669-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 100 pages         

Agriculture Robots Market

The global market for agriculture robots is projected to grow swiftly by US$27.32 billion by 2026 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 29.44% during the forecast period.

Segmentation

By Type Driverless tractors Milking robots UAV drones Automated harvesting systems
By Farm Produce Diary livestock Fruits and vegetables Field crops
By Farming Environment Outdoor Indoor
By Application Soil and irrigation management Harvest management Diary and livestock management Field farming
By Geography Asia Pacific Europe North America

Key Players

  • Trimble (US)
  • AGCO Corporation (US)
  • DeLaval (Sweden)
  • DJI (China)
  • Boumatic Robotics (Netherlands)
  • Lely (Netherlands)
  • AgJunction Inc. (US)
  • Topcon Positioning Systems
  • Inc. (US)
  • AgEagle Aerial Systems
  • Inc. (US)
  • and Yanmar Co. (Japan)

Drivers

  • Shortages of farm labor shortage. The penetration of IoT and navigation technologies. The increasing use of drones for crop mapping. The rapid development of real-time multimodal robots.
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Agriculture Robots Market Synopsis


The Agriculture Robots Market Size is anticipated to grow by 29.44%. The technological revolution is impacting all the markets. Even the agriculture industry is rapidly developing due to technology. The demand for food is creating new developments in the agriculture market. Agriculture robots are the top technologies available in the market. These robots are deployed in farming that can enhance the speed and efficiency of the process.


 They can take care of the tasks such as soil management, seed farming, field farming and dairy farming. High requirement for sustainability is leading to higher adoption of agriculture robots. Crop harvesting is reducing in many regions. Less number of farmers and inefficient farming methods are the factors for low crop yielding. The robots used for agriculture is widely known as Agobots.


They can perform all these agricultural tasks without human intervention. More output is possible through agriculture robots. They can automate the overall agriculture process. It is an exceptional help for modern farmers. These unmanned aerial drones can also milk the cow, drive tractors and control weeds. The integration of IoT is another factor that leads to the growth of robots. Agriculture Robots Market Forecast shows an increase the market value by 27.32 billion by 2026.


COVID Analysis 


The outbreak of covid 19 is causing plenty of disturbances in global markets. Revenue losses and supply chain disruptions of the market are high. Due to the lockdowns and restrictions, most of the factories are shutting down. Even the top companies are entering into recession. The agriculture robots market is witnessing a 10% decline. The demand for the agriculture robots market has significant drop. However, this is expected to be a short term setback for the market.


The slow growth will not continue for the market. In the upcoming years, the need for food is increasing. Less production and harvesting is leading to more food scarcity. Due to the high need for food in many regions, the demand for agriculture robots is surging. Also, new developments in the agriculture robots market will lead to a high expansion rate. Post covid 19, the effects of the market looks positive. 


Market Dynamics 



  • Crucial Market Drivers 


The growing population is a crucial driver for the agriculture robots market. There is high pressure in the agriculture industry due to the growing population. Higher productivity in the farms is the way to solve food scarcity across the globe. Urbanization is leading to high demand in the agriculture industry. Developed regions such as US and UK are relying on migrant workers for agriculture.


The employment in the agriculture sector is reducing by 15%. The labour shortage is a global problem in the agriculture sector. Due to the limitations of manual labour the demand for agriculture robots is rising. Through agriculture robots, productivity in the farms is rising. From ploughing to harvesting all the tasks are programmed for the robots.


Also, they are safe for humans. Famers can work near these robots. Further, these robots can reduce labour costs in fields. With fieldwork, they are used for cleaning and milking the animals. In the upcoming years, precision farming is gaining more traction. This type of framing focuses on no wastage and high efficiency. For these farming methods, agriculture robots are more suitable. All these factors will increase Agriculture Robots Market Growth.



  • The Market Growth Opportunities 


The adoption of multi-modal robots will lead to Agriculture Robots Market Opportunities. The use of multimodal or heterogeneous robots is prevalent in upcoming years. These developed robots are useful for large scale agriculture. From diary operations to crop cultivation tasks are possible by these high-end robots. The adoption of these multimodal robots is expected to enhance the economy. 


Due to this, the demand for these robots will constantly grow. There are plenty of benefits of agriculture robots. These drones can monitor, irrigate and cultivate. They are suitable in rugged platforms and come with limited operational time. These robots can work in swarms to perform weeding and spraying tasks. The launch of multimodal robots can increase the revenue rate of the agriculture robots market. 


Further, the growing research in the Agriculture Robots Industry is leading to high expansion. Market research leads to new developments and innovations. The agriculture robots market is widening due to the entry of key players. These market players are making constant development in the agriculture robots market. All these factors are expected to improve the overall supply rate. 



  • The Market Restraints 


The high cost of automation is a restraining factor for the agriculture robots market. The smaller farms do not find agriculture robots affordable. The cost is high and the return on investment is insufficient for small farms. However, there is still the least affordable robotics such as auto-steering drones for small farms. The penetration of cost-effective agriculture robotics is less.


The adoption of robotic technology is less in small farms. Especially, the countries such as China, India and Brazil stick to the traditional ways of farming. There is less technical awareness among the farmers. It has led to more lease of agriculture robots in these developing regions. This restraint of the agriculture robots market can slow down the adoption rate in the forecast period. 



  • The Market Challenges 


Data privacy issues are a significant challenge in the market. The ground robots can collect more information about the field and farming methods. It can cause data security issues in the market. Also, the lack of standardization is another challenging factor. 


The operations of these agriculture robots are diverse. They work according to the farm type and collect data. There is no global standardization for the functions of agriculture robots. Also, it can cause inconsistency in the agriculture robots market. Due to this challenge, there will be less supply rate in the market. 



  • Cumulative Growth Analysis 


Agriculture Robots Market growth is stable in the forecast period. UAV segment of the market is estimated to dominate the entire market. UAV is helpful for modern farmers to reduce costs. Also, field farming is gaining more traction in the forecast period. The use of drones and driverless tractors is leading to exceptional results.


A growing population is raising adoption of agricultural robots. The features of agricultural robots help to do many tasks. These factors drive the demand for the agriculture robots market. The high cost of this automation is a restraining factor. Also, data security issues impede market growth. Still, overall growth is sustainable.



  • The Value Chain Analysis 


North America is the leading agriculture robots market in the forecast period. The rising labour shortage in agriculture is a major reason for high adoption. Adoption of the agricultural robots is leading to higher productivity in the region. Investments for the market are higher in the robots market. 


US and Canada are key contributors. The driverless tractor has exceptional demand in this region. Also, R&D activities create more growth opportunities in the market. The new product launches will attract many end-users to the market. 


Segment Overview 


By Type 



  • Driverless tractors 

  • Milking robots 

  • UAV drones 

  • Automated harvesting systems 


By Farm Produce 



  • Diary livestock 

  • Fruits and vegetables

  • Field crops 


By Farming Environment 



  • Outdoor 

  • Indoor 


By Application 



  • Soil and irrigation management 

  • Harvest management

  • Diary and livestock management 

  • Field farming 


By Geography 



  • North America 

  • Asia pacific 

  • Europe 

  • North America 


Competitive Landscape 


The competition in the Agriculture Robots Industry is rising. There are plenty of new developments in the market during the forecast. Market acquisitions, expansion and partnerships are key strategies in the market. In the competitive landscape entry of new key players will happen. 


Regional Analysis 


The agriculture robots market is fragmented into Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. North America will hold the highest Agriculture Robots Market Share. Maintaining quality standards of robots US focuses on vegetables and fruits production with this technology. The


Asia Pacific is the next largest region that holds the highest shares. Agriculture is a primary industry in the market. The need for more labour is essential due to higher harvest. Cost efficiency of some robots will have higher adoption in the regions. Europe is a crucial region with high investment in agriculture robots. The scope for the market is high due to the presence of key players. 


The key players in the agriculture robots market are 



  1. DeLaval

  2. Deere & Company

  3. AGCO Corporation

  4. CNH Industrial NV 

  5. DJI


Recent Developments 



  1. The key players of the market are developing heavy-duty robotics in the upcoming years. 



  1. The key players are launching new precision robots in the upcoming years. These robots will act as support services for the farmers in the field. 

  2. The top key players are developing milking robots. Due to this development, the milking process is effortless and smoother for the farmers. 


Market Overview 



  1. Market Overview Highlights 

  2. Analysis Based Upon COVID 19

  3. Explanation Upon The Market Dynamics

  4. Value Chain Analysis

  5. Market Segmentation Overview

  6. The Regional Analysis

  7. Competitive Landscape Analysis

  8. Recent Developments



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   27.32 Billion
  CAGR   29.44%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Robot Type, Farm Robot Type, Farm Produce, Application and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors    & Company (US), Trimble (US), AGCO Corporation (US), DeLaval (Sweden), DJI (China), Boumatic Robotics (Netherlands), Lely (Netherlands), AgJunction Inc. (US), Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. (US), AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. (US), and Yanmar Co. (Japan)
  Key Market Opportunities   Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics technologies.
  Key Market Drivers

  • Shortages of farm labor shortage.
  • The penetration of IoT and navigation technologies.
  • The increasing use of drones for crop mapping.
  • The rapid development of real-time multimodal robots.


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

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