Farmers in both America and Canada are increasingly adopting automatic technology. According to a survey conducted by Raven and Forward Group, 65% of harvest cart operators are interested in adopting autonomy solutions. Additionally, 47% of farmers are aiming to adopt this technology by 2025. A majority of farmers, 59%, believe that adopting autonomy solutions will bring significant value to their carting operations and boost productivity. Furthermore, 51% of farmers already trust the autonomy technology.
In other news, Congress has focused its attention on a government funding resolution during the first week of the fall session. The resolution must pass in the next few weeks to prevent a full shutdown. However, lawmakers have yet to decide the fate of the soon-to-expire Farm Bill.