Do Cows Dream Of Robot Milkers? The Unintended Consequences Of Smart Farming
3 Jan 2019
The debate around the future of agriculture mainly revolves around the use of technology to improve productivity and yields, and is sometimes shrouded in triumphalist rhetoric.
Smart farming will solve the problem of feeding the planet in the future, it’s often claimed, providing an answer to the global population’s growth; with data-based decision making replacing farmers’ intuition, unprecedented prosperity will ensue.