Rise of the Field Drones
When the corn begins to grow in research fields used by the University of Illinois, a robot sets to work.
It goes up and down the rows, hoeing out weeds and applying herbicide. It is slow, but it works 24 hours a day in most kinds of weather and has few needs except batteries and a computer signal.
Welcome to the future — and it’s already here.
Read more about how robots are becoming an integrated part of agriculture.