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Crop Tech Corner
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Dec 24, 2014 06:32 AM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.

AG ROBOTS RAKE IN DOLLARS

Four universities received a total of $3 million in grants from the USDA to pursue research on agricultural robots. The grants are part of the National Robotics Initiative, which works to further development of robots that work alongside humans in the U.S. The University of Georgia received $900,498 to develop robots that can collect leaves and soil samples by themselves. The University of Illinois is using its $532,607 grant to build a robotic framework that ...

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