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John Deere Spent $300 Million on a Company That Murders Weeds with AI

John Deere, the farm equipment company that’s been chasing autonomous technology for more than 20 years, has agreed to buy Blue River Technology, a startup that uses AI to automatically identify and spray herbicide on weeds.


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