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RTK or Real-time Kinematics is a GPS correction signal from Kern Machinery owned, operated and maintained John Deere StarFire™ Base Station that coordinates with John Deere StarFireTM receivers and GreenStarTM displays for guidance and machine control. Our antenna locations are uniquely located to provide maximum coverage and reliable signal for our valley farmers machine guidance needs. All sites have reliable commercial power and battery backup to avoid any downtime.


Get the most out of your machines using John Deere guidance solutions.


Automatic guidance: Integrated AutoTracTM

Looking for lower total fuel costs, reduced chemical or fertilizer usage, higher productivity and profitability? Machine guidance has been integrated into many John Deere products such as tractors, sprayers, combines and forage harvesters.


Multi-brand compatibility:

AutoTracTM Controller

Older John Deere machines, as well as those from other manufacturers, can also benefit from the full potential of John Deere guidance with AutoTracTM Controller.

ATU 200 Steering Kit

Our proven, multi-brand automated steering solution can be fitted to over 600 different machines and is easily transferred from machine to machine in about 30 minutes.


Active Implement Guidance

Implement guidance ensures that the tractor and implement follow exactly the same path every time. The display-controlled system works with steerable implements and StarFire receivers mounted on both the tractor and implement.


Ask Our Pro:

Integrated Solutions Manager: Joel Turrubiates   Cell | Text: 661.447.1811   Email: