Calmer corn heads receives patent on chopper trash reduction kit

Calmer was the first company to introduce a corn head for 12-in. row corn.

Calmer Corn Heads announce dit has received a patent for its Calmer BT Chopper Trash Reduction Kit. Marion Calmer, CEO, says it’s the company’s ninth patent they have received for inventions related to improving corn heads.

In 2012, Calmer was the company that built the first corn head that could harvest 12-in. row corn. The Trash Reduction Kit is standard on all new Calmer Corn Heads is also available for the JD 40 and 90 series corn head.  A majority of the kit is also available for JD 600 series, and CNH 2200/2400 series, and 96c, 98c, and 996 corn heads.

Contact Calmer at 309-629-9000, or visit for more information. 

Continuing Education
New Course
The 2,000 member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action...
Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...