All Electric Excavator is a Preview of Farm Equipment to Come

All Electric Excavator is a Preview of Farm Equipment to Come

Nearly every automotive manufacturer will have an electric vehicle for sale in 2019. Will we see this same trend in farm equipment?

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Elon Musk and Agriculture

Elon Musk and Agriculture

What will Elon Musk's impact be on agriculture? This is what I kept thinking after reading his biography: Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, by Ashlee Vance.

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When Will Tesla's Electricity Come to the Farm?

When Will Tesla's Electricity Come to the Farm?

Tesla is revolutionizing the automotive industry. My new office is near a Tesla store so I frequently see the Tesla Model S driving by.  For those not acquainted with Tesla, the company builds all-electric cars that have a range of over 250 miles per charge. No complicated hybrid drive. No gas required, ever. I keep wondering when Tesla will step into other markets and more importantly, will agriculture be one of them? This post explores whether the “all-electric” philosophy would work on the farm.  

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