SO WHAT ARE THE MILLIONS OF ILLEGALS GOING TO DO NOW?

They’d taken over farm work.

They’re now doing lawns, roof work, siding, construction.

After this machine goes on the market what will the hundreds of thousands that work farms do?

Carbon Robotics has unveiled the third-generation of its Autonomous Weeder, a smart farming robot that identifies weeds and then destroys them with high-power lasers.

The weedkiller challenge: Weeds compete with plants for space, sunlight, and soil nutrients. They can also make it easier for insect pests to harm crops, so weed control is a top concern for farmers.

Chemical herbicides can kill the pesky plants, but they can also contaminate water and affect soil health. Weeds can be pulled out by hand, but it’s unpleasant work, and labor shortages are already a huge problem in the agriculture industry.

“It’s harder to find people to do that work every single year,” vegetable farmer Shay Myers told the Seattle Times.

The Autonomous Weeder kills weeds without harming soil or water, and it operates autonomously, eliminating the reliance on manual laborers.

How it works: The farming robot looks like a large cube on wheels.

As it drives itself down rows of crops, its 12 cameras scan the ground. An onboard computer, powered by AI, identifies weeds, and the robot’s carbon dioxide lasers then zap and kill the plants.

The Autonomous Weeder can eliminate more than 100,000 weeds per hour and weed 15 to 20 acres of crops in one day — for comparison, Myers said a laborer can weed about one acre of his onions per day.

Big money machine: Myers expects the farming robot to pay for itself in two to three years, but it does come with a hefty price tag: Carbon Robotics’ CEO Paul Mikesell told the Seattle Times it costs hundreds of thousands of dollars (he declined to provide an exact price).

That’s not an unheard of price range for agriculture equipment, but it could still put the robot out of reach for many farmers, though leasing options are available.

Even farmers who can afford to buy the robot might not be able to get their hands on one for some time — Carbon Robotics has already sold out of the bots it had available for 2021 delivery.

Happy customers: Those who have managed to get their hands on the farming robot appear pleased with its performance, though.

“This is one of the most innovative and valuable technologies that I’ve seen as a farmer,” James Johnson of New Mexico’s Carzalia Farm said in a press release.

“I expect the robots to go mainstream because of how effectively they address some of farming’s most critical issues, including the overuse of chemicals, process efficiency, and labor,” he added.

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2 Responses to SO WHAT ARE THE MILLIONS OF ILLEGALS GOING TO DO NOW?

  1. Bogsidebunny says:

    What will the hundreds of thousands of Criminal aliens that currently do work on farms do? They’ll continue to draw welfare get taxpayer funded healthcare plus free education , smuggle drugs and young girls for sex into the country. It’s their right.

  2. dekare says:

    Yeah…let’s let in millions more of unskilled workers while at the same time, decreasing the number of unskilled jobs, that are to be taken over by robots.

    Keep raising the minimum wage and we will invent machine after machine capable of doing boring repetitive work, thus replacing people who have no skills other than a strong back and a weak mind.

    And OMG…that thing is the size of a small house and all it does is laser weeds. I wonder if this was what the first Roomba looked like at one time.

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