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Robot Farmers May Revolutionize Indoor Greenhouses

By Desirée Kaplan

Farming techniques have come a long way over the last few centuries, and new agriculture technologies continue to push boundaries. Despite advances, the farming community is currently facing several hurdles. For example, as the world’s population grows, there is more pressure than ever on agricultural companies to find new ways to feed more people.  

While there’s more demand for food, the farming industry is also experiencing a significant labor shortage as fewer people are joining the agricultural workforce. The farming industry is also grappling with environmental concerns because shipping food over long distances produces CO2 emissions. While greenhouses can help grow food locally in small space, traditional greenhouse farming can be pricey.