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Paul Manaigre, director of engineering at Buhler Versatile, stands in front of tractor components made from hemp and agave fibre.

Tractor parts may soon sprout in farmers’ fields

Tractors made with hemp-based panels have hit the fields as Versatile tests out new technologies

Farmers are one step closer to growing their own tractor parts. Buhler Versatile has begun field testing tractors with a number of resin-infused hemp and agave biofibre composite parts manufactured by the Eastside Group of Companies in Winnipeg. So far, the results from field tests in Canada and the United States have been positive. Now […] Read more