“In agricultural equipment, you have traditional players who really know the core business, but all those AI things are very complex. I will not be surprised if some of the tech giants will expand into agriculture. ” — Alexei Andreev, Managing Director, Autotech Ventures
Alexei Andreev, managing director of Autotech Ventures
Automation of agriculture equipment and operations will continue into 2022 and beyond, predicts Alexei Andreev, managing director of Autotech Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in the next generation of ground transportation and mobility technologies. He’s seeing continued innovation of specialty crop robotics and development of supporting machines to assist farmers with repetitive tasks.
In today’s episode of the Precision Farming Dealer podcast, Andreev details his predictions for the technologies that will transform the agriculture industry, how big tech companies’ potential involvement in agriculture would affect the industry and dealerships, and where agriculture is experiencing a “new space race” in investment and development of technology.
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