Agricultural robots could revolutionize fresh-market fruit, veggie production, ease labor woes

  • Article by: GOSIA WOZNIACKA , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 14, 2013 - 2:51 PM

SALINAS, Calif. — On a windy morning in California's Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, metal contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on a laptop to ensure the machine was eliminating the right leafy buds.

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