Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Deere suit sheds light on race for $240 billion farm tech market

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Deere suit sheds light on race for $240 billion farm tech market

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An obscure-sounding legal battle between two of the biggest farm-machinery makers is highlighting a race to automate farm work. Deere & Co., the world’s biggest tractor maker, is suing rival AGCO Corp. over gadgets like seed meters and hoppers that attach to planting machines. Such devices are integral to a projected $240 billion market for…