Monthly Archive: April 2013

‘Dude, where’s my autonomous tractor?’ 0

‘Dude, where’s my autonomous tractor?’

Don’t tell me they can do collision detection on a Boeing 747 or an Airbus A380 traveling at over 1000km/hour but it’s too hard to put collision detection on my tractor that travels through our paddocks at less than 30km/hour. Autosteer technology has been around for 10 years or more and new tractors are now being sold with telematic capabilities. Releasing autonomous tractors seems the next logical step.

Producers and Consumers 1

Producers and Consumers

We should be careful with how we talk about ‘city’ people. We need city people to buy our grain just as much as they need us to produce it.