Robots could help reduce chemical use in farming

Article Posted on August 23, 2022

Greenfield Robotics has been working with farmers to test machines that will cut, trim and remove weeds to tend farmland and lessen the need for harmful chemicals.

Clint Brauer, the founder of Greenfield Robotics, said, “When their crop comes up, they normally have to go in and spray chemicals, and so they spray them through the whole field.” He said, “These robots actually go and eliminate most of that need between the rows,” KAKE reported.

Kansas farmer Torrey Ball has worked with the company for two years and said the machines have improved.

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