Grapevines Need A Gentle Trim? Call Robo Pruner

Tending a vineyard isn't just sunny-day work. Even before the snow melts in such grape belts as upstate New York, vines must be pruned to ensure an optimum harvest. It is the most labor-intensive vineyard chore--or will be until researchers at Cornell University finish their new robot.

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