While 3D television never really caught on, 3D printing has earned itself a permanent spot in agriculture for creating tools, making replacement machine parts and crafting models for large projects such as grain facilities or 3D models of terrain for erosion control.

Saves time, money

For Yuahui Zhang, a University of Illinois professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 3D printing has been a valuable tool in making prototypes for his research on air cleaning and dedusting. Continue Reading