Laser Branded Potatoes

The North Carolina sweet potato industry has pioneered a unique method of labeling its potatoes. Instead of the unwanted stickers, typically found on produce at the grocery store, these potatoes are branded using a laser.

High-tech farming

For more than 10,000 years humans have been farming on this planet. Over time farmers have developed tools such as the tractor and fertilizer to make the practice more efficient. Now a team at Pennsylvania State University applied research laboratory is using 3D imaging, machine learning algorithms and the power of a laser to take […]