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More robotic weed control

Home robot weed control prototypeI've discovered that  several people are working on a serious robotic solution to weed control all around the world.

In my opinion the little guy pictured to the right has the most promise for widespread acceptance.

He seems to be small enough to make mass production possible and I would imagine any successful product would need to function on a minimum of power. A happy ending would be some sort of solar docking bay the robots returned to when they got low on juice.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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