Small Robot company has developed Per Plant Farming, which can reduce inputs by up to 90%, and lock tonnes of carbon into the soil per hectare. For wheat and barley based products


Other farming robotics seek to simply automate existing processes of weeding or picking. We are delivering the next generation of farming, a new way of growing food.

We call it per plant farming.

By understanding and treating each plant individually, we can strip out all the inefficiencies and vast overuse of chemicals, and allow the soils to regenerate themselves. This saves 90% of inputs, increases yields, and locks carbon into the soil.

uses lightweight autonomous vehicles to provide near-real time view of each crop plant as it grows through the season, and then deliver precise, timely interventions to make that plant reach its full potential.

Do deliver this, you need an end to end service, that cares for the crop from before the seed is planted up to the point of harvest.

A service that looks after a crop throughout its life. And a suite of robots to deliver it. May I introduce Tom, Dick, Harry and Wilma.

Tom lives on the farm, continuously gathering data on the plants and the environment. Wilma is the brains of the operation, converting Tom’s data into instructions for Dick and Harry.

This is per plant intelligence

Dick nurtures and protects the crop. He kills weeds individually with electricity and sprays only the plants that need it. Harry precisely plants the crop at exactly the right depth and spacing for the conditions, giving it the best chance of the highest yields.

And even before Dick and Harry are ready, farmers can use the per plant intelligence to make their existing equipment much more efficient, making the transition to robotic farming seamless.

This is per plant action.

And farmers don’t buy the robots, they pay per hectare for the service. They pay for the delivery of a healthy crop.

It gives farmers, and their customers, a way of using carbon capturing, nature friendly products to produce staple foodstuffs at no extra cost.

Key Benefits

Use per plant intelligence to minimise chemicals and nutrients in wheat, barley, oats or oilseed rape
Provide farmers with an easy way to deliver regenerative ingredients
Use wheat, barley or oilseed rape ingredients that is bee and insect friendly
Produce food based on wheat or barley that eliminates carbon emissions
Increase nutrient density in processed products such as bread, pasta,
Make it easy and cost effective for farmers to switch from 'industrial' farming practices.


We serve the farms that supply the base ingredients from arable farming, including wheat, barley and oilseed rape.
They can provide base ingredients for processed foods and beverages (including bread, pasta, biscuits, cake, sausages, hotdogs, cookies, oat milk, beer, whiskey and gin) and all processed vegetarian and vegan foods.
Our market is the suppliers of products to the increasing group of consumers that want to know their food is good for the planet - both in terms of the natural environment, and climate change.

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