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Alan Guebert digs into the right-to-repair agreements between farm machinery manufacturers and the American Farm Bureau and what they mean for farmers.

The American Farm Bureau Federation and CNH Industrial brands Case IH and New Holland have signed a memorandum of understanding.

The agreement gives farmers access to diagnostic and repair codes, as well as service manuals and product guides.

Farm groups and advocacy organizations filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Deere & Company over the right to repair their own equipment or have equipment repaired by independent mechanics March 3.

Farmers who want more leeway to repair their own equipment may get more support from federal agencies soon. The Federal Trade Commission voted to up enforcement against illegal restrictions that prevent people from repairing their own equipment and other products.