Steve Heckeroth, designer of tractors that run entirely off of batteries and founder of the California-based electric tractor company Solectrac, explains why tractors are the ideal electric vehicle.
Want to learn more?
Listen to our first electric tractor podcast episode with Ontario agricultural producer and owner of one of Steve’s tractors Tony Neale. Our episodes On-Farm Solar, On-Farm Geothermal and Passive Solar Greenhouse are worth a listen as well. Ferintosh agricultural producer Courtney van Assem’s story about solar on her dairy barn and Olds agricultural producer Jianyi Dong’s story about his passive solar greenhouse make for good further research if you are really interested in low emissions and low energy intensive farm technology.