AUSTRALIA: Dairy farmers turn to robots for way out of deregulation crisis
Robots have been earmarked as the future of the dairy industry, for those farmers who can still afford them after deregulation. Around 25% of the nation's 13,000 dairy farmers are expected to leave the profession in the light of the crippling costs bought on by industry deregulation. For those remaining however, an increasing number are tuning to robotic assistance on their farms, hoping that it could be the answer to falling revenues.
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