June 10, 2013      

Problem: For planting accuracy and crop productivity, broad acre farming currently requires a cabin operator on large tractors, which oftentimes is actually counter-productive.

A robotic tractor and seeding machine with unprecedented planting accuracy will improve agricultural productivity for farmers and enable cropping on 20 percent more land, claim its inventors from the University of New South Wales ( Australia).

Furthermore, large tractors are expensive and compact the soil as they move, ...

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