Outback S-Lite(TM) GPS Now Available at UFA Farm and Ranch Supply Stores

CALGARY, March 17 /CNW/ - (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS and UFA Co-operative Limited have partnered to sell the Outback Guidance(R) S-Lite GPS system in UFA's 35 Farm and Ranch Supply stores across Alberta.

Outback S-Lite increases farming efficiency and yield by providing visual guidance that improves the operator's ability to drive consistently-spaced straight or curved passes. The compact size, expandable features and sub-meter accuracy of Outback S-Lite make it an ideal, entry-level GPS guidance solution for farmers.

"Outback S-Lite is the answer for farmers who need simple guidance during spraying, spreading, broad-acre tillage and seeding applications. It is the right product for someone buying their first precision GPS system for their farm," says Jeff Farrar, Director of Marketing, Agriculture, for Hemisphere GPS. "It's great to partner with an organization that has such a strong reputation in Alberta communities and we are thrilled that UFA chose our guidance system as their recommended solution."

In addition to selling Outback S-Lite through all Farm and Ranch Supply stores, UFA is promoting the product with its One Source Production Advantage brochure, which gives Alberta's top crop producers a convenient, one-stop source for all their farming needs.

"UFA is excited to offer the Outback S-Lite GPS guidance system to our members and customers. It is truly a system that can save farmers time and money," says Bob Schreiner, Director of Operations, UFA. "Our team evaluated other products but Outback S-Lite was clearly the price-for-performance leader for what our customers need."

For more information on Outback S-Lite and other Outback Guidance products, visit www.outbackguidance.com, and to find a UFA Farm and Ranch Supply store near you, visit www.ufa.com

About Hemisphere GPS

Hemisphere GPS designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GPS products for positioning, guidance, and machine control applications in agriculture, marine and other markets. The Company holds numerous patents and other intellectual property and owns leading brand names including Outback Guidance(R) in precision agriculture. The Company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with major product development, sales and marketing facilities in Arizona, Kansas, and Australia. Hemisphere GPS is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) trading under the symbol "HEM" and is one of the TSX Cleantech designated companies. This year marks the Company's 20th anniversary of providing innovative GPS technology and product solutions to customers worldwide. For more information about Hemisphere GPS, please go to www.hemispheregps.com

The above disclosure contains certain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond Hemisphere GPS' control, including: the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, increased competition, the lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, fluctuations in foreign exchange or interest rates, stock market volatility and market valuations of companies with respect to the announced transactions and the final valuations thereof, and obtaining required approvals of regulatory authorities. Hemisphere GPS' actual results, performance or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceed, that Hemisphere GPS will derive there from.

SOURCE AgJunction Inc.

For further information: For further information: Jeff Farrar, Director of Marketing, Ground Agriculture, Hemisphere GPS, Phone: (785) 742-5131, E-mail: pr@hemispheregps.com; Cory Pala, Investor Relations, E.vestor Communications Inc., Phone: (416) 657-2400, Email: InvestorRelations@hemispheregps.com

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