Robots: The Future of Farming?
Robots are playing a bigger role in farming these days. From automatic planting machines to robotic cow udder cleaners, high tech is the way of the future for large farms that are struggling to turn a profit. Robotic machines can also save farmers time:
Robot technologies like these can buy farmers a little more time off.
"Just this past Christmas we had a customer of ours that had started up two of our (robotic milkers) with their herd," says Mark Futcher, product manager for an automatic milking machine made by DeLaval. "That Christmas morning was the first time that gentleman had ever been witness to his children finding their Christmas stockings."