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Potato Planter Advances ISOBUS Applications

November 17, 2011
By: Margy Eckelkamp, Farm Journal Machinery Editor and Test Plot Director

With a system called Potato Suite, the Grimme potato planter and John Deere tractor work together for in the field guidance. Using sensors on the hitch and Grimme machine, the Potato Suite can adjust the tractor steering, tractor speed, headland management and more. This data transfer is possible because of the ISOBUS standard.


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