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Field Tests Underway for Electric Planter

Iowa start-up Salin 247 is field testing an autonomous electric drive unit for no-tilling corn and soybeans.
With a lifetime of farming experience and degrees in agronomy and economics, Dave Krog says he’s trying to whittle variable and fixed costs from today’s equipment outlays with an electric, autonomous drive unit aimed squarely at the 24-row planter market.
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Autonomous Farm Equipment Poised to Change No-Till Operations

The agriculture industry is shifting to autonomous equipment, prescriptive applications and farming as a service, says Ohio State University’s Scott Shearer.

No-tillers can turn new technology into an asset if they’re prepared for advancements coming in the not-so-distant future.
That’s the opinion of Scott Shearer, chair of the department of food, agricultural and biological engineering at Ohio State University, who shared his predictions at the 2022 National No-Tillage Conference about how autonomous farm machinery will change the structure of the agriculture industry.


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