The usage of appropriate technologies and mechanization techniques helps to reduce turnaround time, and costs for farmers, hence allowing them to do other productive work. However, owing to the financial costs involved in acquiring such farm machinery, most farming households are unable to acquire such farm equipment.

Pedon Uganda Limited offers tractor hire services, to help farmers prepare their fields, at affordable rates.  Moreover, with the existing COVID-19 pandemic, the technology helps reduce human-to-human contact; hence enabling farmers operate with little interruptions that would have risen from enforcement of social distancing measures on agricultural fields.