Australia: A Robotic Workforce on Farms is Becoming More of a Reality
It’s no longer science fiction. Aussie farmers are increasingly turning to tech for help in the global competition to increase production efficiency, according to Farm Weekly.
A new generation of innovative thinkers is fast-tracking that progress through the national SproutX Accelerator program which targets the development of agricultural technologies (agtech).
Robotic automation has proven a strong theme in companies applying to the program this year. Many are targeting tasks in labor-intensive industries which are still unmet by technology, most notably in the horticulture sector.