Australia: That Apple You’re Eating? A Robot Packed It
With aging farmers, tighter immigration laws, and jobs nobody wants, the agricultural industry is facing challenges that technology and robotics can solve, writes Denham Sadler at Information Age. And now is the time for investors and farmers to get on board with these new technologies to address growing sustainability and food shortage issues, according to Robotics Plus managing director Steven Saunders.
Robotics Plus is a New Zealand-based company producing mechanization, automation, robotics, and sensor technologies for the horticulture and other primary industries in an effort to address a number of challenges for the sectors, including labor shortages, sustainability, and pollination gaps.