2013 National Farm Machinery Show: The Future Of Agricultural Equipment
The future of farming came to the 48th National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY. Here's a sampling of the latest agricultural equipment on display.
February 15, 2013
The Patriot 2240 sprayer — a Class 2, self-propelled sprayer — is smaller, lighter and offers a narrower track spacing than its larger family members. The Patriot 2240 sprayer also shares some of the same feature as the Patriot 3230, 3330 and 4430 self-propelled sprayers. For instance, it keeps the cab-forward, rear-engine configuration to ensure optimum weight distribution to minimize compaction or rutting potential. The trailing-link suspension offers a superb ride and the three-speed hydrostatic transmission provides smooth, reliable shifting and efficient transfer of engine power to the ground. The Patriot 2240 offers big sprayer features like optional automatic boom section control, automatic boom height control, AFS AccuGuide autoguidance and the exclusive AIM Command spray system.
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