AGCO Launches Auto-Guide 3000

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Satellite

AGCOAGCO announced the release of Auto-Guide 3000 – AGCO’s latest integrated assisted-steering solution designed to provide professional farmers around the world with best-in-market functionality.

Auto-Guide 3000 is a complete satellite-assisted steering technology and is the mainstream offering for precision technology solutions from AGCO. To meet a growing customer demand for guidance systems, AGCO has taken steps to design its next generation of guidance solutions to be simple to operate and fully scalable from sub-meter to sub-inch accuracy.

Key highlights include:
• Affordability as well as fully-integrated plug-and-play convenience.
• High quality and reliability driven by extensive testing at nine of AGCO’s global manufacturing sites.
• Customers’ choice of system scalability with both basic and easy-to-use features on the base monitor, or more advanced characteristics and functionality on the optional monitor.

In North America, Auto-Guide 3000 will be available starting in second quarter of 2013 as a factory-installed option on select Challenger and Massey Ferguson tractors, combine harvesters, including Gleaner and self-propelled windrowers.