Mechanization v automation ("dumb" tech v "smart" tech) - why it matters

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM · 1 hr. (America/Los_Angeles)
Ground floor - Hall 2
Panel Discussion


Smart tech solutions that fully automate activities like harvest and weeding can help address the labor challenges faced by farmers. And so can "dumb tech" solutions that solve the program with mechanical solution that may be just as effective, even if not just as elegant. These two types of solutions both have their place on farms, and this panel will discuss the fit for each.

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