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  • Jul 16, 2015

    Cover crops: The mechanics of how to plant

    It’s hard to pick up a farm magazine these days without finding an article on cover crops. Why you should plant them, when you should plant them, and what should you plant to put nutrients back in the soil. They help reduce soil erosion. Their roots break up compaction. And they can fix nutrients so they don’t get washed away, and they put some in while they’re at it....More
  • Apr 22, 2015
    Farm Industry News

    New FMC application tech in-depth

    An innovative new system from FMC and Emerge Application Systems offers a way for growers to apply product in-furrow at planting....More
  • Apr 2, 2014

    Is your planter ready?

    It's important to know your planter will perform well before you head out for 2014 planting. Follow these tips....More
  • Apr 1, 2014
    Farm Industry News

    Kinze multi-hybrid planter and how it works

    In December 2013, Kinze unveiled an industry-first concept: an electric multi-hybrid planter. The system allows a grower to switch hybrids on-the-go without having to stop and refill the seed hopper. The technology that allows for the multi-hybrid planting lies in the electric-driven motors. Kinze unveiled those electric motors on their 4900 Series planter, and now they are taking it one step further by offering multi-hybrid planting....More

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