Autonomous bale mover.


Mixed Farmer
I think the Americans might leave a lot of bales out all winter (or I have seen this on YouTube).

Also would be great for putting large loads onto trucks. Guess the price might be a bit high but probably the way things will go in the future.


Livestock Farmer
What an exciting idea. They should attach it to a cloud based bale management system that allows you to control it, and then charge the owner a monthly fee for ever.
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