GVM Introduces Soil Sampling Machine
GVM's new AgriProbe provides a comfortable, efficient solution for soil sampling.
November 15, 2010
GVM Inc. has released its first ever, professional soil sampling machine, the GVM AgriProbe, fully integrated with GVM AgJunction.
The AgriProbe is designed and built exclusively by GVM to make soil sampling as efficient and as accurate as possible. The unit allows users to be more efficient at taking samples, helping them to make money for their service and not be physically worn out at the end of the day. The AgriProbe nearly automates soil sampling, allowing operators to gain more acres, providing a more consistent and repeatable service.
The machine can also be changed to a Probe2Prowler in 72 hours or less. The AgriProbe can pull a sample on Monday, get the results back from a quality lab, and have a Prowler in the field Thursday morning, spreading from variable rate maps. The entire sampling to spreading is managed completely wirelessly through GVM AgJunction.
GVM's AgriProbe is built on a Bobcat Toolcat base to provide for year-round productivity. The Bobcat base can also be used to pull a Veris rig, and can be used with more than 40 different attachments.
The AgriProbe is an easy-to-use machine with a climate controlled, completely wireless cab. It uses a silo vacuum system with two high- powered motors to lift the samples from the front-mounted probe to the mini conveyor belt located in the back of the Toolcat. Once on the belt conveyor, the sample will travel up the conveyor, discharge into a funnel, down into a bag located inside the cab.