Allan on December 12th, 2018

The supposed need for more agricultural laborers has, since the days of slavery, been a major justification for the use of cheap labor. In the long run though “cheap labor” is anything but cheap. As agriculture continues to be mechanized/automatized/robotized, this excuse is less and less valid, if it ever was. Even the New York Times is […]

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I grew up on a dairy, and I can appreciate a recent article on NPR (National Public Radio) about robots on dairy farms. It’s estimated that 5% of U.S. dairy farms now use robots to milk cows. How is this going to effect labor arrangements? For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by […]

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