Modern John Deere tractors are outfitted with dozens of sensors and computers, many of which cannot be serviced by owners because of a stupid licensing agreement John Deere forces upon its customers. Since farmers have neither the time nor money to waste on a technician’s visit, some are taking matters into their own…
The combine harvester looks like one of the more terrifying tools a farmer has at their disposal. But when shrunk to the size of a toddler, suddenly it becomes an adorable way for kids to scoot around their play room while sucking up bright yellow balls.
Michelin and Bridgestone have been racing to take the air out of everyone's tires—but in a good way. Both companies have been developing open-air wheels that will never puncture or deflate, and while they've mostly seen use in research and military vehicles to date, John Deere will finally offer a ride-on mower that…
At the turn of the 20th century, the logging industry relied on armies of lumberjacks swinging axes and band saws to fell a forest. These days, we just send in Harvesters.
Landmines are simple but ridiculously effective and obnoxiously long-lived devices— often killing and maiming civilians long after the end of conflict. The Digger D-3 aims to clear the world's war-zones one mine at a time.
You're probably wearing something cotton-y right now. Cotton is fairly annoying to harvest. Mechanization was a quantum leap for the cotton industry, moving it away from archaic methods used since the days of slavery. This machine is the next step forward.