Yanmar has developed a diesel-powered high seedling density rice transplanter that includes proprietary autonomous driving technology for straight-line planting and autonomous operation. The technology is expected to simplify rice seedling planting operations and reduce operator fatigue, watch the vehicle in action and read more about the vehicle HERE
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