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Agriculture Robots Seek, Find and Destroy

Artificial intelligence is finding unbounded opportunity in agriculture as drone technology makes automation increasingly enticing for producers. Researchers in Oklahoma are using aerial and ground drones as a wedded pair to attack invasive eastern redcedar trees, a scourge of Great Plains producers. As the technology unfolds, the framework carries a host of possibility for all areas of agriculture.

 

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