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Are self-driving tractors the future of farming?

Farmer Mitchell Hora thinks automation is the future of farming. (Courtesy of Mitchell Hora)
Farmer Mitchell Hora thinks automation is the future of farming. (Courtesy of Mitchell Hora)

John Deere is planning to start selling its first fully-automated tractor this fall. Mitchell Hora, a farmer in Iowa, talks to Here & Now‘s Scott Tong about how much of farming is already automated and why he thinks it’s the future of farming. Mitchell Hora is one of the hosts of the podcast “Fieldwork.”

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