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  • AgJunction (AJX) and Mahindra to demonstrate autosteering technologies in Turkey
  • The demonstration will provide local growers with a close look at key precision farming technologies
  • This will be conducted over a six to eight-month period
  • Local university students will be engaged to provide technical support and learn about the latest in technical support and learning
  • AgJunction Inc. (AJX) is up 1.89 per cent and is trading at C$0.54 at 11:47 am ET

AgJunction Inc (AJX) and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd will participate in a joint autosteering technology demonstration.

Mahindra will demonstrate autosteering technology on a Hasret 125 Lüks CRD4 tractor, built by Erkunt Traktör Sanayii A.Ş in Turkey.

The demonstration will be conducted over a six to eight-week period with local farmers in the Afyonkarahisar Province of Turkey.

The demonstration will provide local growers a close look at key precision farming technologies, including auto-steering functions for precision planting and crop maintenance, auto eTurns™ and precision navigation using cellular-enabled real-time kinematic GPS technology.

It will cover all aspects of crop planting, tilling, fertilization, irrigation, and harvest leveraging the AgJunction precision guidance solution’s accuracy and continuity on the Mahindra Erkunt tractor.

AgJunction and Mahindra will provide training on precision farming techniques with experienced Turkish growers, using the latest available steering and tractor technologies.

Local university students will be engaged to provide technical support and learn about the latest in technical support and learning.

“Precision farming using AgJunction technology can enable farms of all sizes to improve productivity and increase crop yields,” said Dr. M. Brett McMickell, president and CEO of AgJunction.

“We look forward to working with Mahindra to improve the accessibility of precision agriculture globally,” added McMickell.

Commenting on the joint project, Ramesh Ramachandran, Sr. Vice President, FES Strategy & Head, Farming as a Service, Mahindra, stated: “Precision Farming technologies are needed by farmers globally to enhance crop yield and lower cost of cultivation.”

“Through our work with AgJunction, we look forward to bringing these technologies at an affordable cost,” concluded Ramachandran.

AgJunction Inc. is a global leader of advanced guidance and autosteering solutions for precision agriculture applications.

AgJunction Inc. (AJX) is up 1.89 per cent and is trading at C$0.54 at 11:47 am ET.

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