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July 17, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Agriculture robots in the field

Caring for farmers would be better In the Salinas Valley, the lettuce capital of the world, entrepreneurs with the Silicon Valley company Blue River Technology are testing the Lettuce Bot, a boxy robotic machine that can thin fields of lettuce, a job that now requires detailed hand work by 20 farm workers. [AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez.] One…

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