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Iron Ox has just opened its first fully automated farm in San Carlos, California. The company claims that their hydroponic system can produce 30 times the yield per acre of land comparing to traditional farms, while using 90% less water. ► Subscribe for more tech & culture videos: http://on.mash.to/subscribe ◄ MORE FROM MASHABLE ‌• Video – https://youtu.be/6ElleCub6uM ‌• Video – https://youtu.be/jAu1ZsTCA64 ‌• Video – https://youtu.be/W8T6fYt9-tA  Subscribe to Mashable: http://on.mash.to/subscribe  Best of playlist: https://on.mash.to/BestOf  MASHABLE ACROSS THE WEB  Mashable.com: http://on.mash.to/1hCcRpl  Facebook: http://on.mash.to/2lyOwmZ Twitter: http://on.mash.to/1Udp1kz Instagram: http://on.mash.to/1U6D40z Mashable is for superfans. We’re not for the casually curious. Obsess with us. Related PostsThis Minnesota Indoor Vertical Farm Grows Fresh Produce 365 Days a YearThis Farm of the Future Uses No Soil and 95% Less WaterThis Farm of the Future Uses No Soil and 95% Less WaterThis high-tech farm grows veggies in a warehouseDickson Despommier on THE VERTICAL FARM, coming this fall from St. Martin’s PressLong kid train of building blocks toys for children | Robots for kids | Kids Garden

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20 Comments

  • Michael Dearnley 2 weeks ago

    Silent Running: The Prequel

  • stein lou 2 weeks ago

    Fine, let the robots do everything, take over… no need of humans

  • Stop with the lettuce. It's the most inefficient food.

  • seasong 2 weeks ago

    He should have used red led instead of white. Plants don't need white light

  • Fred Ege 2 weeks ago

    So why nyiot use solar cells to collect energy for the plants and cell it back to the energy companies. Stack the pods 4 high to get more yield per square foot.

  • Gary Camp 2 weeks ago

    Nice idea but no mention of the cost of the robots, buildings, power. Gota start somewhere I guess.

  • Legenary Master 2 weeks ago

    WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT SCARCE LABOR?!? YOUR JUST A GREEDY BITCH THAT TAKES ADVANTAGE OF THE SYSTEM SO YOU CAN MAKE MORE MONEY. FUCK YOU

  • Adam Romanowicz 2 weeks ago

    Waiting for marxism outrage in comments.

  • iSlandeRon 2 weeks ago

    Tech savvy entrepreneur, records video in portrait.

  • Fish Jan 2 weeks ago

    GlaDos confirmed?

  • Ej Nicks 2 weeks ago

    Just to play devil's advocate here, but what about the humans who did the jobs before the robotics came into play? Where are they working now? ARE they working now? Just a thought….

  • Liam Kehoe 2 weeks ago

    so lets get this into places where food is scarce and lots of natural light i.e African nations facing starvation

  • Flintaco 2 weeks ago

    Is this the one place from Fallout 4?

  • Logan Howell 2 weeks ago

    Music sounds like an alt-j song

  • Peter Prügel 2 weeks ago

    crazy

  • Albert Hofmann 2 weeks ago

    90% lese water. But how much energy?

  • Yadira Guevara 2 weeks ago

    This is the stuff taxes should go into. Research for the better.

  • Sergio Roche 2 weeks ago

    Hmmm this reminds me of Graygarden. Any other Fallout 4 fan made the same link.

  • Do they all have different personalities?

  • FireFreezer 12 YT 2 weeks ago

    Early boiz…btw im 4th comment!! That's kinda cool!