A Growing Presence on the Farm: Robots – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/13/science/farm-agriculture-robots.html

Automation has always been a big part of agriculture, from the first seed drills to modern combine harvesters. Farm equipment is now regularly outfitted with sensors that use machine learning and robotics to identify weeds and calculate the amount of herbicide that needs to sprayed, for instance, or to learn to detect and pick strawberries.