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Podcast: How biotech, big data and robotics help farmers grow more food on less land

| June 5, 2019
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Kevin Folta: University of Florida plant geneticist Kevin Folta launched Talking Biotech in 2015.    More details

While technology is exploding in all areas of life, it has been slow to reach agriculture. Many old, unsustainable farming practices are still with us today—but things are beginning to change thanks to big data, robotics and better genetics. On this episode of Talking Biotech, University of Florida plant geneticist Kevin Folta speaks to the Brain Bar conference in Budapest, Hungary about the future of farming

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Kevin M. Folta is a professor in the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida. Follow professor Folta on Twitter @kevinfolta and email your questions to [email protected]

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