Robots Down on the Farm Cali Lewis October 10, 2012 Episodes 2 Comments Robots on the Farm Farmers have always been on the lookout for ways to make the work more productive and profitable. Now robots are getting into the mix. Dairy Farm Tech Modern dairies use RFID collars and automated milking stalls to keep the milk flowing as efficiently as possible. Prospero Farm-Bot Prospero is a six-legged Farm-Bot designed to work together with other robots. All together, they weed, fertilize and harvest crops. John Deere and the Future of Farming The John Deere tractor company has a vision of the future they call “Farm Sight” which uses a variety of technologies to better control the farm. 2 Responses Troy GriMondo October 23, 2012 Farmbots need luv too. Keep up the great work Cali. Your a natural. John Hay October 25, 2012 Great story about farmbots. The name of the game is more crops while using less pesticides, fuel and water. My grandfather could harvest 40 bushels of corn a day by hand. Now the harvest is over 3,000 bushels per hour. Researchers are now exploring the use of Drone aircraft in agricultural applications. Love the farm tech. Great job.