We’re struggling to keep up with the demand for the newest GPS feature to hit SprayerBarn - the NextSwath™ Trimble autoturn.
Autosteer vs Autoturn
We know most growers out there have already taken to the Autosteer feature like a duck to water, but now we are pleased to be able to offer a new and improved GPS installation to all our customers.
NextSwath™ Trimble could let you work 2,000 acres and never touch the wheel, and it’s at an affordable price.
Industry experts describe it as more efficient and accurate on turns, and Autoturn is also easier on the gears and other equipment involved.
This is also good news for the operator, who will now be able to concentrate on the machinery and keep any eye out for any breakdowns or problems that may occur.
Growers operating with NextSwath™ Trimble have found that breakdowns are actually less common out in the paddock. With both the steering and turning under control, the operator can keep an eye on the spray rig or boom and its functions, along with any other hazards in the field.
While the advantages of this feature keep rolling, some have questioned its purpose in terms of growers hiring operators to essentially sit in the cab and let the machinery do all the work.
But the savings in fuel, waste reduction and operator alertness more than make up for that.
Maximise efficiency and yield
By automating the end-of-row turn process, NextSwath technology can dramatically improve the operator's performance, eliminate towed implement undershooting or overshooting, and minimize skips and overlaps when lining up for the next row. As a result, it is well suited for field tasks that use a pull-behind implement or require multiple applications during the crop season such as nutrient spraying.
The technology also saves fuel costs, and reduces crop damage and compaction at field boundaries, which can increase yield.
Get Autoturn moving on your farm
The team at your local SprayerBarn are qualified to install Trimble's NextSwath™ Autoturn into approved machinery.
If you’re interested in talking to an expert - call your local SprayerBarn now!
Want to know more? We found a great video from the Trimble Navigation team.