Sunday October 25, 2015

Why this farmer built a cool robot tractor

Manitoba farmer Matt Reimer.

Manitoba farmer Matt Reimer. (Matt Reimer)

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Matt Reimer has a 2,500 acre farm in rural Manitoba, where he grows mostly canola and wheat. He also has a robotic tractor he created himself from open source components. It can even pull up alongside the combine, so harvested grain can be transported, all without a driver.

Check out Matt's tractor in action!