Automation is coming to nearly every imaginable industry, and agriculture is not immune. The latest proof? A new research project is trying to prove that robots could destroy weeds better than a farmer driving a sprayer full of herbicide.
Summary: Labeling food is a complicated process – more so than we may be aware of. A general misunderstanding and uncertainty of these labels can cause consumers to be hesitant to believe what they are eating is safe. An Issue Paper and video presented by CAST and Kent D. Messer, Department of Applied Economics[…]Read More »
Plant Breeders Find New Uses for Drones Source: University of Illinois news release When plant breeders develop new crop varieties, they grow up a lot of plants and they all need to be checked. Repeatedly. “Farmers might have a 100-acre field planted with one soybean variety, whereas breeders may have[…]Read More »