Technology: The future of farming

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The rural idyll of the UK's farmlands may be the last place many would expect to find a technological revolution. However, as the Internet of Things continues its steady creep into every aspect of life, Britain's agricultural industry has not been left untouched and this is impacting its risk profile and insurance cover.

It was a decade ago that the first robotic milking systems appeared on UK farms, giving workers more flexibility in their daily routines, and allowing older farmers, or those with physical limitations

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