When it comes to repair, farmers have always been self reliant. But the modernization of tractors and other farm equipment over the past few decades has left most farmers in the dust thanks to diagnostic software that large manufacturers hold a monopoly over. In this episode of State of Repair, Motherboard goes to Nebraska to talk to the farmers and mechanics who are fighting large manufacturers like John Deere for the right to access the diagnostic software they need to repair their tractors. WATCH NEXT: The Pinball Doctors, the Last Arcade Technicians in NYC – https://vice.video/2DRls2X Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardtv More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Related PostsJohn deere | Farm | Tractor | Agriculture | Vertical Tillage Double FoldMost Profitable For Farmers Is Hydroponics Gardening- WhyJohn Deere CHILDREN Tractor on DUTY Gardening by JACK JACK (5)Local Flowers, Local Farmers: A Growing American MovementCase IH Autonomous Concept Farming TractorCitywide HVAC Repair at Hellman’s Mayonnaise Plant Chicago
You may also like
Added by 5 months ago
108 Views20 Comments0 Likes
CLEARCUT | Analyst Alexander Hammond and John Purchase, CEO of the Agriculture Business Chamber of South Africa, join i24NEWS' Michelle Makori to discuss the controversy surrounding expected...
Added by 5 months ago
156 Views39 Comments0 Likes
Start-up Iron Ox created a fully autonomous farm in San Carlos, California. The hydroponic, indoor farm relies on two robots to plant, care for and harvest all its produce. One of the robot...
Added by 8 months ago
138 Views20 Comments0 Likes
Sponsor Content created by Insider Studios with Dell Technologies and Intel® . Vertical farming allows local food production at a scale. Data and technology are the future for all of agricu...
Added by 9 months ago
110 Views0 Comments0 Likes
A project in China’s Xiaodong, a town located in Liaoning province in northeastern China, is improving field infrastructure, promoting climate-smart farming practices, and supporting water u...