The Future of Farming: Autonomous Robots

Episode 30 August 31, 2021 00:29:53
The Future of Farming: Autonomous Robots
The Back 40
The Future of Farming: Autonomous Robots

Show Notes

There is no question that technology plays a major role in farming all across Ontario.  Whether it be robotic milkers, driverless farm machinery or drones, farms are becoming increasingly reliant on technology.  Sougata Pahari, Founder & CEO of Koretchi Innovations, joins us to discuss how his company is using robots to automate many repetitive and sometimes unsafe farm tasks.  His company is continuing to adapt and look for new ways for autonomous technology to be used to meet the growing demands of Ontario farmers.

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