Agriculture as we have known it, is finished. The rise of the fully automated farm is just a few years away and will completely obliterate the family farm that cannot afford such automation. The ascendency of the automated corporate farm will simply drive everyone else out of business.
Industry after industry is succumbing to robots that will supplant the human workforce. Many dairies employ illegal immigrants, thus they will be the first human workers to be jettisoned.
Busybody environmentalists who know little to nothing about agriculture make statements like this: “The issue for agriculture is identifying the actors and creating levers for change.” It’s all about forcing you to change your behavior in a way that suits them!
Mark my words on this one: Genetically modified whitefly’s will be presented as the final solution for this problem, just like sterile mosquitoes were created to the fight Zika virus. Pandora’s box has been opened, never to be closed again.
Abundant Robotics is a spinoff of the global elite SRI International (Stanford Research Institute) based in Palo Alto, California Apples have been picked the same way – by hand – throughout history, but not any more. In Washington state alone, over 125,000 seasonal workers from Mexico pick apples – it’s estimated that as many as 70 percent of them are illegals. Americans generally refuse to pick apples, unless it is a tree in their own back yard.
Oxitec is a subsidiary of Intrexon whose goal “is to establish a database of information about people, including physical characteristics, health histories, and responses to treatments…” and to build “a better world through better DNA”.
The United Nations would like to remove every meat animal from the face of the planet, if it could, and especially cattle. People, they say, would be much more sustainable if they ate insect protein instead.
The sight of cockroaches may evoke disgust but they can be a boon for human health, said a team of scientists who have shown that…