Lettuce Bots Take Field by Storm

Taylor Farms in Salinas, Calif., has added a new worker to its lettuce harvesting operations — a robot. The lettuce-picking robot can harvest twice the lettuce in half the time, which has yielded benefits not just for the farm operators, but for the employees as well. Harvesters have seen a slight increase in pay as well as improved working conditions.

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Taylor Farms in Salinas, Calif., has added a new worker to its lettuce harvesting operations — a robot. The lettuce-picking robot can harvest twice the lettuce in half the time, which has yielded benefits not just for the farm operators, but for the employees as well. Harvesters have seen a slight increase in pay as well as improved working conditions.

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