How Robots Will Shape Agriculture's Future—Yield of Dreams

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How Robots Will Shape Agriculture's Future—Yield of Dreams

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Join lifelong farmer Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer on a tour of Jones Dairy Farm for unique insights on how automation will forever change the way we produce food—starting with robotic milking. 

Precision agriculture has the potential to help make farm production more efficient and better for the environment at a time when there will be more mouths to feed on Earth. Using new technology, we can transform farming and increase food, feed, fiber, and fuel production while reducing the pollution and other environmental footprints of agriculture. For more see Pew's Trend magazine essay: Yield of Dreams: How Precision Agriculture Will Help Feed the Planet.

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Trend Magazine Summer 2017
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Yield of Dreams: How Precision Agriculture Will Help Feed the Planet

From Trend Magazine's Summer 2017 issue.

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Yield of Dreams: How Precision Agriculture Will Help Feed the Planet

GPS, automation, and other methods are changing farming worldwide.

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