Learn How Robots Could be on Your Farm in the Future

April 1, 2016 09:00 PM

This is no April Fool's joke—robots really could work on your farm

Move over autonomous self-driving tractors. Move over crop scouting drones. A new technology could take U.S. farmers by swarm in the future.

If one Australian company has its way, swarms of robots could soon be spraying row crop fields not just in Australia, but across the world.

SwarmFarm Robotics, a company based in Queensland, Australia, has developed a robot that is designed to work in a team to spray crops in swarms. The founder, Andrew Bate, dreamed up the idea as he drove his tractor through is wheat paddock.

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