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November 2015

News Coverage: Journal of Business

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Post Falls man unveils farm drone technology Maker asserts self-guided equipment will feed future Story by Mike McLean Originally published here on November 19th, 2015 Dave Farb, CEO and founder of Farb Guidance Systems Inc., of Post Falls, says he believes his company’s technology that guides unmanned farming equipment will help feed the world. Farb contends the land-drone technology will free farmers from the confines of their tractors, enabling them to be more productive. The guidance system operates the equipment, while the farmer can monitor and control it remotely from an office-based computer, a laptop, a smartphone, or other portable Web-enabled device, he says. “It gives time back to the farmer,” Farb says. “Farmers don’t need to be on the tractor.” The technology also makes operating equipment safer and more cost effective, while reducing environmental impacts, he claims. Farb unveiled the guidance system last month at the Idaho Technology Council’s…

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