By Offeiriad, Staff News Writer The project will see the world's first robot farm open on land swamped by the tsunami in Japan.
Miyagi Prefecture in Japan was one of the worst hit areas of the 2011 tsunami, but now it has become the site of a futuristic robot farm project spearheaded by the Japanese government. Millions will be spent over a projected six year time period to get the farm up and running, it is hoped that the new farm will help support the local farmers whose livelihoods were destroyed in the disaster.
The project, masterminded by the Ministry of Agriculture, will involve unmanned tractors working the fields of the farm on a disaster zone site spanning 600 acres. Robots will then box produce grown on the farm, including rice, wheat, soybeans, fruit and vegetables as part of the “Dream Project” scheme, according to the Nikkei.
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