Robot saves grain – level 2

04-03-2022 15:00

Farmers are using a special robot that goes through their grain. Farmers store grain in special towers, and the work is very demanding.

If the grain gets wet, it gets warmer. More bugs come, and dangerous fungi start to grow in the grain. It is not possible to use such grain for food, and it means a big loss for farmers. Reports say that farmers all over the world must throw away around 630 million tons of grain.

The robot could change this problem. It moves through the grain, and its little sensor checks the temperature and moisture of the grain. It sends information to a farmer’s phone, and he immediately knows if everything is okay.

Difficult words: demanding (a task which requires a lot of time and energy), fungus (a special living thing that gets its food from old food or other living things), moisture (how wet something is).

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