Automation is changing modern farming

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Agriculture in the modern age is changing rapidly. Rising global population and shifting trade policies affect the pricing, supply chain, and delivery of food products. Meanwhile, consumer preferences, especially in western countries, are shifting toward organic and sustainably-produced products and produce that require more attention, data, and labour. These growing and changing demands need to be met by an agriculture industry that is facing labour shortages and rising costs for farm work. Many farmers are facing a dilemma between wanting to produce more, higher-quality crops and finding the workers to plant, maintain, and harvest those crops. This tension isn’t new…

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