Farmers face labor shortages and the ever growing cost to get food on the shelves. In response, Florida farms are testing robotic farming technology, and the automated farm workers are set to hit the market next year.
But the engineers are still working to perfect this harvesting robot so it doesn’t crush or drop the fruit.
Today on All Sides, farming robots, why Americans aren’t buying groceries online and more.
- Alana Semuels, staff writer, The Atlantic
- Danielle Paquette, reporter, The Washington Post
- Baldemar Velasquez, president Farm Labor Organizing Committee
- Russell Holly, contributing editor, Android Central