JUN 11, 2017 8:59 AM PDT

Autonomous Tractors Could Revolutionize Farming

WRITTEN BY: Anthony Bouchard


Imagine a world where even agriculture is automated; now don't blink, because we've almost made it there.

Concepts of autonomous tractors are now arising that don't require drivers and have the potential to manage farms 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. More importantly, it's possible to run several of these autonomous machines in an array rather than just one at a time.

Not only could this improve the speed and efficiency of farming output, but it can reduce the health problems associated with long Sun and heat exposure on the farming individuals themselves.

The autonomous tractors can pull equipment around just like a manned tractor could, so it's a matter of attaching the proper hitch and pressing the green button.

About the Author
  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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