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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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Sustainable Future Rock Solid for Idaho

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On October 22, the Idaho Technology Council (ITC) hosted its first Capital Connect Conference that focused on our state’s past, present and future business environment. From the beginning of the conference to the final remarks, the ITC and its entire staff were focused one-hundred percent on companies like ours, Farb Guidance Systems, who are continuing to realize that Idaho, is business friendly, growth focused and committed to its quest to be the nation’s number location for advancement in technology, agriculture, agriscience and innovation. According to the ITC’s website, the formal mission of the Idaho Technology Council is to “help technology companies in Idaho start, grow, and thrive”. Throughout the entire Capital Connect Conference, the ITC not only nailed their mission, they spread goodwill far and wide. More states should take note. If you truly want a sustainable state, with a healthy business environment, you need consensus from the top down….

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