Unfortunately due to the upcoming General Election we are postponing the 9th of December 2019 Yorkshire Regional Seminar to next year. We will be in touch with a new date and location in due course
Reuters reported on the research, noting that tasks such as fruit picking, weeding and milking cows could be carried out completely by machines in a trend that is causing agriculture to change ‘beyond recognition’.
The paper also warned that the social impact of these advancements on rural communities has not been fully considered: ‘Robotics and artificial intelligence could cause job losses… others might be left behind by technological advancement, while wider society might not like how food is being produced,’ cautioned co-author David Rose.
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