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This 30-Ton Robot Could Help Scientists Produce the Crops of the Future | WSJ

Arizona has what researchers call “the climate of tomorrow, today.” Scientists are using a 30-ton robotic field scanner in the state to study plant genetics and hopefully develop stress-resilient crops. Photo: Jesse Rieser for The Wall Street Journal

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    Some real junk science, based on long time failed predictions.
    And of course some Bill & Melinda Gates foundation meddling.

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    Chris Gilliam Man Stuff

    One day the descendants of these robots are going to demand reparations.

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    Interstellar needed this.

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    Plant robot… How about The Robotany instead?

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    Nickolas Crousillat

    Welp farmers are gonna be out of a job soon.

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    This guy is one of the reasons we would survive 👌

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    “And the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation” …. I’m out!

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    Lets just remember to have it spray water and not soda

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    Ah yes with my expanded mind I came up with the clever name “plant robot”

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    I was so excited to learn how the plant robot is helping the farmers of today in Arizona help save the future of the Unied States of America's plant population. I like your content. I love watching your videos. Please continue to upload more helpful/useful content on your channel.

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    Only corporations are going to afford this.

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    All this work is pretty much a complete waste of time. If the earth warms a few degrees it will make farming further north possible. There will be more than enough new areas of farmable land that can grow the crops we already have. Better to put these resources to other actual problems.

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    Carl Fletcher Junior

    I dig this hopefully things work out for the project, especially since we have leaders that are slow to accept improving the environment and being more sustainable.

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    We must stop the climate catastrophism Mafia!!!!! Human-caused temperature increase is a FRAUD!!!!!. CO2 (the gas of LIFE AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS) IS GOOD, VERY GOOD. POLLUTION IS BAD.

    World scientists sign and send letter to the U.N. warning about this fraud:



    Italian scientists sign a petition to their government warning about this fraud:


    World scientists made earlier petition about this massive fraud:
    http://www.petitionproject.org https://cei.org/blog/wrong-again-50-years-failed-eco-pocalyptic-predictions


    Statements by IPCC experts against the IPCC:



    https://youtu.be/kLmD1n044oc https://youtu.be/YYsjhz7DT1s

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    Nothing specific to show just hyperbole. Collecting 15K images, spending so much free money, use woke words like sustainable, climate change, Machine learning etc & that's it? What are these guys doing actually? Seems like a waste of money for leftist liberal ideas. Tell me I am wrong?

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    How about the seeds? Not how you plant them but what are you planting! We don’t want GMO

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    So humans will live like gods and robots will do the dirty work? Nice.

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    Nah it will not working, the profit will not cover the robot cost

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    30 ton robot makes gmo look like organic

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    samantha Keening

    I know of a more advanced robot that can do this I call it the farmer.

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