John Deere reveals fully autonomous tractor at CES 2022

The crowd was abuzz at CES 2022 when John Deere officials announced that its autonomous tractor will be available to farmers later this year.

The announcement that the fully autonomous tractor is ready for large-scale production came during a press conference at Consumer Technology Association’s show in Las Vegas this week.

Deere officials touted the high-tech machine’s specific purpose is to help feed the planet’s population which is expected to grow from about 8 billion to 10 billion by 2050, increasing food demand by 50%…world. The autonomous 8R tractor serves a specific purpose: feeding the world. The global population is expected to grow from about 8 billion to nearly 10 billion people by 2050, increasing the global food demand by 50 percent.

With the number of farmers declining and growing older, finding labor to help plant and harvest crops becoming more difficult. Add in the variables inherent in farming like changing weather conditions and climate, variations in soil quality and the presence of weeds and pests, farming is becoming more challenging each year.

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