Developed by FarmFacts, the tool will save farmers time and effort
when using multiple brand guidance products
DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2017--
FarmFacts, a BayWa company, and AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a
world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment,
announced today a new web-based tool that will enable farmers to easily
exchange and view geographical information from multiple manufacturers
within one machine terminal.
One of the first of its kind in the industry, the NEXT Farming Wayline
Converter - powered by Fuse® allows farmers to quickly
convert data such as straight waylines and field boundaries from one
brand guidance system to that of another brand, saving farmers time and
effort when using multiple brand guidance tools. At launch, the focus of
the tool is facilitating data for automatic guidance technology.
FarmFacts and AGCO have been working together to develop the tool, which
is debuting exclusively to FarmFacts and AGCO customers this Spring,
with other brand providers potentially becoming available in the future.
Customers will be able to convert the available geo-data information
from supported brand guidance products, for use in AGCO’s Auto-Guide™,
Auto-Guide 3000 and VarioGuide automatic guidance systems. These new
guidance systems allow customers the choice of using a NovAtel or
As part of Fuse and its open approach to precision agriculture, AGCO is
focused on helping customers optimize their farms through seamless
technology integration and connectivity. Central to this strategy is
AGCO’s unique partnering model, joining forces with other trusted
providers in the agriculture industry and facilitating connections
through tools like NEXT Farming Wayline Converter - powered by Fuse. The
tool can be accessed by visiting the Fuse website at www.agcotechnologies.com/wayline.
For more information about AGCO’s precision agriculture offering, visit www.AGCOcorp.com/Fuse.
Fuse is a registered trademark of AGCO. Auto-Guide is a trademark of
Caterpillar Inc. and used under license by AGCO. FarmFacts, BayWa,
Trimble and NovAtel are trademarks of their respective owners.
AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and
distribution of agricultural solutions and supports more productive
farming through its full line of equipment and related
services. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®,
Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®, supported by Fuse® precision
technologies and farm optimization services, and are distributed
globally through a combination of approximately 3,000 independent
dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries. Founded in
1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2015, AGCO had net
sales of $7.5 billion. For more information, visit http://www.AGCOcorp.com. For
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