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on August 7, 2020

Automation prepares the supply chain for the next pandemic

COVID-19 accelerated an already-in-process shift towards robotic technologies in the poultry industry.

Poultry producers and processors are fast-tracking robot and automation technologies to help reduce the risk of exposure among workers during COVID-19 and potential future pandemics.

“We’re trying to understand what the trends and challenges for agriculture and food production will be in a post-COVID-19 world,” explained Robert Henry, director of…

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