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A combination of the advancement of electric vehicle (EV) technology and an expected emphasis on lowering carbon emissions in the coming years has companies — startups and longstanding heritage brands alike — exploring how to apply EV technology to the farm. Some equipment like smaller telehandlers is already available to farmers, and other manufacturers say they’ll have high-power tractors and other machinery ready for the market soon. It takes some adjustments from what’s available from companies like Tesla and Ford on the consumer vehicle market; high-horsepower engines require some specific engineering to work effectively for long hours in the field. But as availability and interest in cutting carbon emissions grow, so too will adoption at the farm level. Will you have an electric vehicle on your farm soon? See more discussion of the hot topic.

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