“As anyone who has tended to a garden knows, weeding is time-consuming and energy-draining. Scale it up to a farm, and it becomes a logistical nightmare. Traditional herbicides, though efficient, pose potential threats to people, animals, and the environment.

Ekobot’s solution? A four-wheeled, 1,322-pound robot equipped with metal fingers that autonomously recognizes and plucks weeds from the ground.”

From Interesting Engineering.