SO, JUST HOW VALUABLE IS JOHN DEERE’S NEW PROMISE TO ALLOW FARMERS THE RIGHT-TO-REPAIR THEIR OWN EQUIPMENT? A Federal ‘Right-to-Repair law would enshrine farmers’ right to repair the equipment they own. That’s a lot more security than one multinational equipment monopoly “promising” to reverse course and play fair. https://www.bangordailynews.com/2023/01/17/news/aroostook/farmers-john-deere-reprieve-equipment-repairs-joam40zk0w/
The ‘Bangor Daily News’ features recent Congressional testimony by Jim and reports on the latest developments in Right-to-Repair.
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“’If a farmer buys a piece of equipment, it should be understood that they are buying the totality of it, not that they are buying simply the metal and not the brains behind it,’ said Bridgewater organic seed potato farmer Jim Gerritsen during congressional testimony in September.”