John Deere and GUSS Automation unveil KREISEL battery powered herbicide orchard sprayer

OLATHE, Kansas (February 13, 2024)

John Deere and GUSS Automation introduce the world’s first fully electric autonomous herbicide orchard sprayer, the Electric GUSS. Powered by KREISEL batteries, this innovative machine operates entire shifts on a single charge, enhancing productivity and profitability for farmers. The Electric GUSS not only reduces emissions but also offers precise spot spraying weed detection technology, leading to significant savings in materials and increased sustainability. 

“The all-new electric GUSS will provide farmers with reliable and powerful performance, with added benefits to help increase productivity and profitability.” said Sean Sundberg, John Deere business integration manager.

This partnership showcases the immense benefits of off-highway electrification, paving the way for a greener and more efficient agricultural industry.

Read more here: Press release

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Deere & Company ( is a global leader in the delivery of agricultural, construction, and forestry equipment. We help our customers push the boundaries of what’s possible in ways that are more productive and sustainable to help life leap forward. Our technology-enabled products including John Deere Autonomous 8R Tractor, See & Spray™, and E-Power Backhoe are just some of the ways we help meet the world’s increasing need for food, shelter, and infrastructure. Deere & Company also provides financial services through John Deere Financial.

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