Working in a grain bin is one of the most dangerous jobs in one of the most dangerous industries: agriculture. Steve Alexander spoke with the inventors of the Grain Weevil, a robot that eliminates the need for farmers to go into bins to move grain and dislodge clumps of grain that can clog augers.
Photo by Cecil Smalley
The Grain Weevil robot atop a bin filled with corn
A Roomba-like robot patrols the top of grain stored in bins