ModernAg, Inc. Joins Elite Dealer Network for Tractor Autonomy Systems

Itasca, IL, February 21, 2023 Sabanto, Inc. announced today the development of a network of dealer partners that spans North America. Sabanto’s tractor autonomy system retrofits onto existing machinery, allowing operators to turn tractors they already own into autonomous machines. The establishment of a wide-reaching dealer network ensures farmers across North America will be able to easily purchase and use the technology.

To serve customers at the local level, Sabanto’s elite network of dealer partners will help ensure customers experience the very best sales and service possible. The companies who have been chosen to join the network have all been working in the ag technology solution space for decades, ensuring customers experience world-class responsiveness, support and collaboration. 

“This is one of the most exciting times for Agriculture in our lifetime,” says Matt Hesse, vice president of sales and marketing, Sabanto. “As one of the first to bring commercial autonomy to agriculture, we know we need a strong dealer network to sell, service and support customers. This inaugural group of elite dealer partners are joining our mission to bring this game-changing technology to the agriculture industry and more. This group of eight innovative, independent businesses have excelled in providing technology for 15-20+ years. Autonomy innovation, along with smart implements, will forever change production agriculture as we know it today, and that is what our dealer partners are very excited to bring to their customers!”

“It is a privilege to have such consummate professionals join us in bringing this technology to farms across the continent,” says Kyle Dooley, chief operating officer, Sabanto. “The industry has been anticipating this moment for far too long, and the time has come. In a very short time, we will have deployed more autonomy into production agriculture than anyone else in the business.”

ModernAg Inc. covers Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, and Northern Oklahoma. “ModernAg is excited about working with Sabanto to continue bringing cutting edge technology to our customers,” said Nick Martin, ModernAg’s general manager. “This offering will allow our customers to be more efficient in day-to-day operations and help address the growing labor shortage that they face.”

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Through extensive field testing, Sabanto has proven its ability to automate a variety of field operations over significant numbers of acres. The company’s state-of-the-art path planning technology has been pivotal in deploying multiple systems for multiple days of non-stop operation in states across the US South, Southeast, Midwest, and Great Plains.

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About Sabanto

Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Sabanto’s mission is to accelerate autonomy in agricultural machinery to solve two primary problems: (i) the increasingly acute scarcity of labor in rural areas and (ii) ever-increasing capital expenses for modern ag machinery. Sabanto’s core competency revolves around low-cost retrofits of existing agriculture machinery regardless of make or model, along with the development of necessary supporting software to maximize the utility of autonomous technology, thereby increasing producer ROI. Learn more at