eFarmer

The eFarmer combines clean, quiet versatility, with high visibility for organic row crop farms at a fraction of the cost of diesel fuel tractors.

Battery Packs

The 26 kWh onboard battery pack provides 3-6 hours of run time depending on load.  The optional, patented "Exchangeable Battery Pack" quickly connect to the front, mid, or rear 3 point hitches locations for extended or continuous run time.

Steering and Speed

A simple joystick controls steering and speed, which  allows for easy navigation between row crops.  Rates of speed are variable  and controlled by joystick position.

3 Point Hitch

Includes front hitch for low lift loader or reaper, mid hitch for precision cultivation tools and rear hitch that accepts all Category 1 - 540 RPM -PTO implements

Climate Smart Tractor

Zero emissions and quiet power. No more diesel fuel, hydraulic fluid, engine noise, and exhaust fumes.

Battery Charging

Battery Charging offers a 3 hour quick charge for one pack or an overnight slow charge for 2 packs.  The integrated battery management system (BMS) automatically protects the batteries during charge and discharge

Battery LIfe

10 years pending operating cycles and depth of discharge. (3000 cycles @ 80% DOD)

Battery Management System (BMS)

Integrated Battery Management System (BMS) protects and extends the battery life.

Run Time

Three to Six hours of operating time with the onboard pack depending on load. Additional battery packs may be added on any of the three hitches to extend  run time.

Q&A

When will the eFarmer be available?

The eFarmer will available in 2020. The cost will be $45,000.
 

When will the eFarmer be available outside North America?

We expect international availability in 2021.
 

Does the eFarmer accommodate my existing implements?

Yes. All Category I implements can be used, with the exception of those requiring hydraulics.

What is the purpose of the mid hitch on the eFarmer?

The mid hitch holds a tool carrier used for cultivating row crops and allows complete forward visibility of the crop being cultivated. 
 

What can the front hitch of the eFarmer be used for?

The front hitch on the eFarmer can be used to carry a low lift loader bucket or any other front mounted implement, such as a reaper.  The front hitch is capable of lifting, moving and dumping 1,000 lbs. loads. It will be available in 2020. The loader bucket is expected to cost $1000.
 

Are exchangeable battery packs available now and how are they mounted?

Exchangeable battery packs will be available in the 3rd quarter of 2019. The 26 kWh packs can be mounted on the rear 3-point hitch to balance the weight of the optional front loader and extend operating time. The 26 kWh packs can also be carried on the mid or front hitch to balance the weight of heavy implements mounted on the rear hitch and extend operating time. 
 

Can the eFarmer be adjusted for different track width applications?

The eFarmer front and rear wheel track can be adjusted from 44” to 68” on center in 4” increments for working on beds from 30” to 48” in width.
 

Is the eFarmer tractor suitable for steep slopes?

The eFarmer has a standard 18” of ground clearance and is suitable for gentle slopes. It is designed for tasks requiring high clearance, primarily for row crop operations.
 

Why aren’t you using hydraulics for the hitches?

We are using linear actuators on the 3 hitches because  they are 20 times more efficient than hydraulics and require no toxic fluids. 
 

Can the eFarmer accommodate a snow blower?

Yes it can.

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