Ethics of Future Farm Tech (Part 5 of 6)

Future Farm Types In preparing for this blog, I interviewed two people I considered experts in agriculture. Professor of Agriculture at Parkland College, Jennifer Fridgen, and Rich Affeldt, senior agronomist at Central Oregon Seeds, Inc. During the interview, they both expressed some similar concerns. They both lamented that people don’t care about the life of …

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Ethics of Future Farm Tech (Part 4 of 6)

Better Than Human I remember when I realized I was going to need a formal education to keep up with technology in agriculture. I overheard my boss and a coworker discussing a robot that would pull weeds. Soon after it was purchased people around the office started discussing robots coming for their jobs. As for …

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