Old McDonald Had a Robot: Can AI Make Farming More Productive and Sustainable?

10/12/2020 11:24:04 AM

While it may seem that wealthy nations in the West have plenty to eat, global agriculture faces a big challenge. “We have to be able to feed a population that’s expected to grow by an extra 2 - 2.5 billion people by 2050,” says Vikram Adve, director of the newly created Artificial Intelligence for Future Agricultural Resilience, Management, and Sustainability (AIFARMS) Institute at the University of Illinois.

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