Nebraska’s Birds Eye Robotics receives Ag Innovation Challenge Runner-Up and $20,000 prize

January 11th, 2022

Nebraska’s Birds Eye Robotics received runner-up in the challenge and will be awarded $20,000 in startup funds for its business.

The team at Birds Eye Robotics created an autonomous robot, Birds Eye, that removes bird mortality, tills up caked bedding and improves overall animal welfare by stimulating bird movement for the poultry industry.

Among other things, the businesses were judged on innovation, business viability, rural impact.

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