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All 2020 Versatile Tractors sold in Australia will come equipped with the latest precision agriculture technology from Trimble

Versatile and Trimble join forces in Australia
The Trimble display and guidance controller will be available on all 2020 Versatile tractors sold in Australia, including the MFWD 365, pictured.

Versatile has announced that all 2020 tractors sold in Australia will come equipped with the latest precision agriculture technology from Trimble.

Versatile distibutor PFG Australia will equip all 2020 model Versatile brand tractors sold with the latest display and receiver technology produced by Trimble.

The distributor signed an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) partnership deal with Trimble’s Australian distributor Vantage NSW to guarantee that the new products included fresh from the factory floor.

PFG’s product manager for Versatile and Precision Agriculture products Jeremy Duniam told Farms & Farm Machinery the arrangement would apply to Trimble’s new products being distributed in Australia, rather than legacy items.

These will include the new GFX-750 display – equipped with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity – and the roof-mounted NAV-900 guidance controller, designed to keep the tractor cab clutter-free.

The devices, both of which are backwards-compatible, will be supplied by Vantage NSW and fitted at PFG’s Melbourne facilities onto all new Versatile equipment arriving in Australia before delivery to the customer.

"We had a need and a desire to be able to meet our customers’ needs on a precision ag front, and PFG, even though it is a massive company, still has the flexibility to offer these solutions to customers," Duniam says.

"We understand that once a farming operation has committed to a particular brand of precision ag product, it is nearly impossible to move to another brand."

"We will make it easier for our dealers to attract a new customer base that has already committed to a Trimble precision agriculture platform in their farming operations," Dunaim says.

Vantage NSW general manager Michael Casey said the deal would see the company work with some of "the leading equipment brands in Australia, alongside a family-owned, independent organisation that shares similar values and culture as our own".

"By improving access to the Trimble range of products we’re 

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