Why fruit-picking is ripe for robots to take over | Letter

Agricultural work might seem bucolic, but the reality is it’s grinding and arduous, says Peter EnglishI felt compelled to write in response to Nell Frizzell’s article (I’m sure robots are very nice, but I don’t want them picking my fruit, 4 July). I note that she refers to the pleasure of sharing a motel with fruit-pickers in New Zealand, as opposed to the pleasure of actually doing the work. I’m sure the camaraderie of the workforce would be similar to that in any mining community until the 1980s. Possibly the children who were chimney sweeps were quite jolly in their… Source – Full Article Why fruit-picking is ripe for robots to take over | Letter

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