GUSS autonomous sprayer

Jan 17, 2024
GUSS introduces electric autonomous herbicide orchard sprayer

GUSS has introduced its electric herbicide orchard sprayer, which is the first electric autonomous herbicide orchard sprayer in the world. This machine is poised to help increase precision and efficiency.

Electric GUSS uses a combination of GPS, LiDAR and proprietary technology for accurate coverage and allows a single employee to operate and monitor a combination of up to eight GUSS machines from the safety of his or her vehicle using a laptop computer.

It offers the option of spraying with environmentally friendly agriculture equipment, reducing CO2 emissions, air pollutants as well as reducing maintenance costs for the operator.

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The spot spraying weed detection system identifies chlorophyll in the weeds and only sprays where weeds are detected.

This technology saves up to 90% of material being sprayed, increasing precision and efficiency while decreasing costs and material drift which is better for our environment and keeps the employee safer.

“We have been asked countless times about making GUSS electric. An electric herbicide sprayer made the most sense to us, given that the battery life can last an entire shift while performing this highly important orchard task,” said Gary Thompson, COO for GUSS Automation.

GUSS autonomous herbicide sprayerElectric GUSS runs a full shift of 10-12 hours while spraying at full capacity. Electric GUSS is 23’6” long, 6’4” tall and ranges from 8’4”-19’ wide depending on the boom extension. The hydraulic controlled, height adjustable booms accommodate 18′-22′ row spacing. The booms also tilt for varying berm heights.

The breakaway booms prevent damage to trees and crops. As the agriculture industry continues to evolve, growers worldwide can now increase productivity and efficiency while decreasing labor costs, chemical usage and air pollutants with the precision spraying of Electric GUSS. Electric GUSS is the future of agriculture!

About GUSS Automation – GUSS Automation, LLC (www.GUSSAG.COM) is the trailblazer in autonomous orchard, vineyard, high-density, and herbicide sprayers. With GUSS machines spraying all over the world, GUSS, mini GUSS, Herbicide GUSS, and Electric GUSS continue to achieve award status with their precision, efficiency and increased safety technology. GUSS Automation keeps modern ag businesses moving – row after row, field after field, day or night.

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