Robots and Cows – the Future of Farms


VPR has a cool article on the future hitting Vermont farms: through the power of robotics.

The technology is cutting down on labor costs, increasing yield and teaching farmers more about the health and productivity of their herds.

Just ask Nate Tullar, of Orford, New Hampshire. Cows have been giving milk at his family’s farm, Tullando, since 1956. That’s when his grandparents started the dairy business, and they have often been open to innovation over the years. There are now about 450 Holsteins to milk several times a day, plus a lot of calves to move from outdoor nursery pens into stalls.

Listen to the full article here.