“Robots are key to a new wave of local agriculture.”

Farming entirely with robots

#Robots

Fri, Oct 5th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Yahoo brings to attention Iron Ox, a Silicon Valley start-up that's focusing on having robots and artificial intelligence take care of the entire agricultural process. Wired has a more in-depth video here. MIT's Technology Review has a nice article about it here.

Iron Ox planted its first robot farm in an 8,000-square-foot warehouse in San Carlos, California, a suburb located 25 miles south of San Francisco. Although no deals have been struck yet, Alexander says Iron Ox has been talking to San Francisco Bay area restaurants interested in buying its leafy vegetables and expects to begin selling to supermarkets next year.

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