UF/IFAS Researchers: Robots May Run Future Farms

Dan Florida, Research, Technology

Agriculture, one of the world’s oldest vocations, is also one that continues to reinvent itself with new technology. From the introduction of the steel plow to automated tractors to modern fertilizer applications, technology has improved effectiveness and increased efficiency. Now, two University of Florida professors say robots and information technology will rule the roost on farms in the coming years. …