Farm Robots to Make Migrant Worker Vegetable Pickers Obsolete;...

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The migrant worker agricultural jobs that few legal US citizens are willing to do for the price farmers are willing to pay will vanish within a decade as robots will soon be able to perform even those tasks cheaper.
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“Club Fed or Camp Cupcake?”

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Aug 3, 2013
 
"On the Salinas Valley farm, entrepreneurs with Mountain View-based startup Blue River Technology are trying to show that the Lettuce Bot can not only replace two dozen workers, but also improve production."

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Aug 3, 2013
 

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This should have been done years ago.
Dee Dee Dee

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Aug 3, 2013
 
Unlike illegal aliens the next generation of robots will not join gangs, collect welfare or produce more robots that taxpayers have to support for the rest of their lives.

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Aug 20, 2013
 
Unfortunately some industries don't lend themselves to mechanization but those that do should be and rapidly.
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Aug 20, 2013
 
From mexicanized to mechanized.sound too good to be true!

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