robots http://iowapublicradio.org en Could the 'Farmer of the Future' Be...A Robot? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/could-farmer-future-bea-robot <p>There&rsquo;s always work to be done on the farm, but often it&rsquo;s the same work day, after day, after day. Parts of the job must feel a bit like an assembly line.</p><p>While it&rsquo;s impossible to automate farming like many manufacturers have automated their assembly lines, using robotic technology on the farm might not be so far off.</p><p>The biological and agricultural engineering robotics team at Kansas State University knows a thing or two about agricultural robots. They&rsquo;ve won national robotics competitions in each of the last five years.</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 12:27:55 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld 1988 at http://iowapublicradio.org Could the 'Farmer of the Future' Be...A Robot?