U.S.: Robotic Farming Looks to Be a Growth Industry

Most farmers can tell at a glance if their crop is ready to harvest. Josh Lessing has a robot that can do that, too, reports Hiawatha Bray for the Boston Globe.


Lessing is cofounder of startup in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., called Root AI, which is developing technology to solve some of the most enduring challenges in agriculture — a sector that has long struggled with labor shortages, seasonal schedules, and compressed harvesting periods.

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