Automated weeders are attracting more interest


Issue Date: September 18, 2019
By Kathy Coatney

Weed control is a continual struggle for vegetable growers, particularly hand weeding. Hand weeding is a major expense for crops like lettuce, and accounts for about 50% of the weed control costs for growers, according to Steve Fennimore, extension specialist with the University of California, Davis.

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