Will Machine Replace Manual Labor at Tower Hill?

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Updated: February 5, 2016

Earlier we mentioned the mechanical harvester that BSI/ASR and SIRDI are informing cane farmers about. While it is a method of harvesting sugar at a more effective and efficient rate, there are concerns. The immediate concern that arose is job risk. Will the new machine take away the job of the hundreds of cane cutters? Three persons gave us answers to that question, Adrian Zetina of SIRDI, David Akierman , a long time cane farmer and Olivia Avilez the Cane Farmers Relations representative for BSI/ASR.