VofV: AI on the Farm: Sensing What Humans Can’t

Brian GermanAgri-Business, Podcasts, Technology


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Larry Taylor, Co-Founder of The Yield Lab Asia Pacific, and Mark DeSantis, CEO at Bloomfield Robotics, bust the myth that artificial intelligence isn’t as adaptable as human intelligence when it comes to managing the health of specialty crops. With the right kind of technology, AI can mimic the boots-on-the-ground approach favored by humans – but it adds the capacity to learn from each individual plant to find patterns that can improve the output of the whole harvest. Listen as the duo delves into the specifics of how AI works in the field, citing real-world successes Bloomfield has had with vineyards in Bordeaux.