Precision Planting, a subsidiary of AGCO, has entered in to an settlement to acquire the enterprise and property of Headsight, Inc., a precision agriculture harvesting firm.
Since 1998, Headsight has designed and developed harvesting row steering and peak sensing applied sciences. Headsight’s flagship product is the household of header peak sensors utilized in corn and grain harvesting.
These merchandise are identified for growing harvested yield, lowering machine harm and operator fatigue, and bettering total harvesting effectivity by precisely sustaining the peak of the header above the terrain, the corporate says.
“Headsight’s success has been driven by their passion for improving farmers’ harvesting operations around the world,” says Justin Kauffman, normal supervisor, Precision Planting. “We are excited about their continued global growth opportunities as they serve farmers of all brands of harvesting row equipment. Headsight offers an innovative set of capabilities that are a great complement to AGCO’s vision of being the trusted partner for industry leading, smart farming solutions and enabling precision agriculture growth. We are excited to work with the Headsight team to offer farmers a range of industry-leading, precision ag technologies across the crop cycle that help them maximize their value and output while minimizing inputs and impact.”
Precision Planting intends to retain the Headsight workforce and preserve its operations in Bremen, Indiana.