These Robots Taser Weeds So Farmers Don’t Need Chemical Herbicides | Digital Trends

  • Imagine if every time a weed appeared in your garden, a bolt of lightning came down from the heavens and zapped it off the face of the planet.
  • A similar but more realistic solution has presented itself in the form of a new agricultural robotics startup called the Small Robot Company.
  • The U.K.-based firm offers a trio of robots that will kill weeds with electricity.
  • We’ll be able to plant different plants alongside each other, harvesting them at different times, breaking down monocultures, and farming much more in line with nature.

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