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Drones, self-driving tractors may make life easier on the farm

Kubota unveiled its prototype autonomous tractor on Jan. 19 in Kyoto.

TOKYO -- Japanese machinery makers are developing technology that promises to make farming life easier. In Japan, as in other countries, the agricultural workforce is aging rapidly. With fewer young hands to help out, farmers are looking to autonomous vehicles, drones and other technologies to lighten their workload and maintain production.

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