Lely Juno robot working in a shed with in lamb ewes© Tim Scrivener
Technological advances in agricultural production can help mitigate a potential shortage in EU migrant workers on UK farms in the long term, the NFU conference was told. The UK’s decision to leave the European Union, a weak pound and “societal animosity” towards migrants were making it hard for farm businesses to attract seasonal and permanent foreign workers. During a session entitled “Competitiveness: Keeping ahead of the game”, farmers were urged to embrace modern technologies, including robotics and drones, to improve crop […]
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