Reciprocating Farm Tool Patents (Class 104/169)
  • Patent number: 4612996
    Abstract: A robotic tractor that travels on rails forming a grid over a crop field and automatically performs tasks in the field is described. The tractor is supported on extendable legs that carry dual tandem perpendicular wheel sets. A rotary implement bed supported by the tractor is adapted to carry implements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 1983
    Date of Patent: September 23, 1986
    Assignee: Kimberly Hills, Ltd.
    Inventors: Rodney A. Wolf, Alan G. Zech