Sprayers & irrigators

Here’s our roundup on everything related to spraying and irrigation equipment. Farmers and agriculture workers can find important news, updates, information, product and equipment releases.

John Deere and GUSS Automation have unveiled the world's first, and only, fully electric autonomous herbicide orchard sprayer at the 2024 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California, with orders soon to be opened to growers in Australia. Electric GUSS takes the proven performance of GUSS automation and extends its environmental and productivity profile with battery power to further enhance the...
John Deere has announced its industry-leading, AI-powered weed sensing system, See & Spray Premium, will be available for order, in the US only, on model year 2025 Hagie STS sprayers. John Deere Production Systems Manager, Ben Kelly, said the transformational system, which activates individual spray nozzles when target weeds are "seen" by boom-mounted cameras, could reduce postemergence herbicide use by more...
Rain Bird debuted three new products at the 2024 World Ag Expo. These additions to Rain Bird’s best-in-class product portfolio display the company’s legacy in irrigation, Intelligent Use of Water philosophy and commitment to growers’ success with smart irrigation. During the 2024 World Ag Expo, Rain Bird representatives spoke to the media on these topics and more: Expanding product portfolio: Rain...
AGCO showcased its innovative solutions and services at the 2024 Commodity Classic. The exhibit featured products from AGCO's North American brands, including Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Precision Planting, and GSI, providing farmers with hands-on opportunities to experience their award-winning equipment. AGCO's display spanned over 38,000 square feet, making it one of the largest at the event. Fendt Booth Filled with AE50...
GUSS Automation's new electric autonomous herbicide orchard sprayer offers lower operating costs and increased precision and efficiency. Electric GUSS offers the agriculture industry the option of spraying with environmentally friendly agriculture equipment, reducing CO2 emissions and air pollutants as well as reducing maintenance costs for the operator. Electric GUSS uses a combination of GPS, LiDAR, and proprietary technology for accurate...
CNH Industrial has acquired Specialty Enterprises LLC (Specialty), North America’s largest manufacturer of premium aluminum spray booms for agricultural applications. Specialty, which operates one manufacturing facility in Wautoma, Wisconsin, has been a supplier to Case IH since 2020. The direct ownership of spray boom production is the latest step in Case IH’s strategic road map for its sprayer product platform. As the...
The FLIEGL SKATE 150 trailing shoe distributor with the known Fliegl auger distributor was put through its paces by the DLG and the results are more than impressive: Top marks were achieved in all test criteria. DLG APPROVED. The test serves to highlight special innovations and key criteria of the subject of the test. However, approved does not equal approved...
Komet Irrigation has developed a new part-circle sprinkler design, the Komet Precision Twister (KPT) PC-180 – to be the first that provides both dry wheel tracks, as well as a consistent droplet size and uniform water application, throughout the wetted area. Until the launch of the KPT PC-180, part-circle sprinklers have usually come in the form of either fixed-spray or rotating stream devices....
iXflow-E is available on the complete Kverneland sprayer range. There is a free circulation of spray liquid with a return back to the tank as spraying stops. This means there is no sedimentation in the spray lines and no dead ends for spraying or cleaning, even when the working width is only partially used. During spraying the spray line...
Komet Irrigation recently welcomed Tyler Novotny to the Komet Irrigation, USA & Canada team as a technical sales manager for the North Central region. An experienced designer of center pivot sprinkler packages with fabrication and retrofitting expertise, Novotny brings a wealth of irrigation knowledge and strong agriculture background to his new role. "We are excited to welcome Tyler and expand our...