It was just over five months ago that John Deere announced a joint venture with Hagie Manufacturing. Since then Hagie sprayers are now selling via John Deere dealers. Kevin Marshall gave ag media a look at the Hagie DTS Sprayer which is a dual tank machine. The DTS has most of the same features of their STS Sprayers but is much lighter.
Here is some more information on the joint venture.
Equipment made by the joint venture will continue to carry the Hagie brand while sales and service for Hagie equipment will be integrated into Deere’s global distribution channel over the next 15 months.
“Hagie Manufacturing is known for innovation and its strong customer understanding in high-clearance spraying equipment,” said John May, president, Agricultural Solutions and Chief Information Officer at Deere. “High-clearance spraying equipment is a new market for Deere. The expertise at Hagie allows John Deere to immediately serve customers who need precision solutions that extend their window for applying nutrients.”
May said the joint venture investment allows John Deere to provide a broader range of sprayer options and integrate Deere’s precision technology into the Hagie equipment to help customers reduce costs and improve yields.
Listen to the presentation here or watch below:
Kevin Marshall Sprayer Technology Presentation