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Multi-Hybrid Planters Pay Off

Jason Webster’s belief in the value of a multi-hybrid planter is paying off in fields with variable soils. Webster, who is research director for Beck’s Hybrids’ Practical Farm Research program, began experimenting with multi-hybrid planting in 2012. “Our thought was ...

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How planter speed affects plant spacing

How critical is plant to plant spacing for corn? Past research has shown variable results, with some results showing that for every 1 inch in variation from the targeted spacing, yields were reduced 2.5 bushels per acre. Other researchers report ...

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New planting technologies from John Deere

With the launch of the ExactEmerge row unit, John Deere asserts that it will deliver the most accurate planting at speeds up to 10 mph. In addition, the new MaxEmerge 5 row units for planting at traditional speeds will mean ...

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Kinze Announces the World’s First Electric Multi-Hybrid Concept Planter

In order to help farmers optimize their seed hybrids and increase their yields, Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. announces the world’s first electric multi-hybrid concept planter. Multi-hybrid technology provides farmers with the ability to change the seed hybrid they are planting automatically as the planter moves ...

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Kinze Unveils New 4900 Series Planter for 2014

Williamsburg, Iowa (Feb. 13, 2013) – Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. unveiled its new Kinze 4900 planter series during a launch event at their world headquarters. With a new narrow transport front-fold frame design, 30” row spacing, and a choice of 12, 16, or ...

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