AgExpo2011 – Outback GPS Talks About the Benefits of Autosteer

GPS has become  a major component of in-tractor technology.  For many of the applications of GPS, once you have them you sometimes wonder how you did certain things before hand.  Auto-steer is one of those GPS applications that has received lots of marketing and as time moves on more and more farmers are experiencing the benefits.  Just like a pilot in a commercial airplane, autosteer provides the farmer the ability to better manage his cab.  No longer is the farmer focused on just strictly driving straight but is now focused on the operation of the tractor and the implement.  When you really think about it, this makes a tremendous amount of sense.

Outback GPS was at Ag-Expo in Lethbridge and they talked to RealAgriculture.com about the benefits that their customers see in Auto-steer and some of the other GPS applications.

If you cannot see the embedded video below click here.

 

Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

Trending

What does BASF’s acquisition of Liberty and InVigor business mean for Canada?

It's the spinoff that many people in the North American ag market have been waiting for. In Bayer's conquest of Monsanto, the concentration of trait and variety market share in crops like cotton and canola was deemed to be unfair for a competitive balance. Given Bayer's strong presence in the Canadian canola seed market, the…Read more »

Related

One Comment

Grain Marketing

Autosteer is really a big help where you can work just as accurately in the dark or in foggy conditions.

As for the driver they can give more attention to what the machines doing and push the tractor on to its potential yet come home less tired.

-Terry

Reply

Leave a Reply