Three years ago, tractor manufacturers told farmers that starting in 2021, tractor repair information would be easily accessible. It's not.
John Deere makes it difficult to repair its new tractors without specialized software, so an increasing number of farmers are buying older models.
A Redditor went to a recent John Deere conference and got a promotional John Deere USB drive that automatically typed in a URL when connected to a computer.
It would apply only to farm equipment, but Warren becomes the most powerful national politician to support a consumer's right to repair the things they own.
The California Farm Bureau has agreed to a toothless version of "right to repair" that was written by tractor manufacturers.
The excruciating DMCA section 1201 exemption process is upon us again, and the right to repair tractors, cars, and electronics is at stake.
Big data, proprietary systems, and restrictive EULA agreements threaten farmers, but the right to repair movement shows they are fighting back.
We went to Nebraska to meet the farmers fighting John Deere's repair monopoly.
Farmers across the country are fighting John Deere's repair monopoly—and winning.
A dive into the thriving black market of John Deere tractor hacking.
Farmers are pushing back against legislation that prevents them from fixing their own equipment. If successful, it will be a huge victory for consumers.