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  • May 12, 2011

    Corn planting races to completion

    The first reports of completed corn planting are coming in. A central Illinois grower e-mailed today that he just finished planting his largest corn crop acreage ever and he did it in six days. He anticipates an excellent crop because it was planted just prior to the optimum planting date for his area of May 10. He also noted that in his neighborhood, some growers planted corn in early April. Those seeds rotted and the growers just finished replanting those fields....More
  • Apr 4, 2011

    Customized planter setup

      If you’re looking for ways to improve seed planting this spring, Steve Nokleby might be a source for inspiration. Nokleby, a farmer and Precision Planting representative from Montevideo, MN, bought a new planter last fall and equipped it with add-ons designed to ensure the right seed placement.  ...More
  • Mar 29, 2011

    New seed tube sensor monitors planter spacing

    A new planter add-on that’s getting a lot of buzz this year is Precision Planting’s WaveVision seed sensor. It is a replacement seed tube and seed sensor designed to ensure that seeds are evenly spaced without doubles or skips, which would otherwise lead to yield loss....More
  • Mar 28, 2011

    Kuhn Group will purchase Krause Corp.

    The farm equipment manufacturer Kuhn Group recently announced it will purchase Krause Corp., another manufacturer of farm equipment. Kuhn is a large international company with $850 million in annual sales and its North American headquarters in Broadhead, WI. Krause is a privately held manufacturer of tillage equipment and grain drills located in Hutchinson, KS. The company posted $61 million in revenues last year and employed 230 workers....More
  • Mar 1, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    Sponsored Video: Raven introduces OmniRow Advanced Planter Control System

    Raven's new OmniRow planter control system allows you to control seed population by row or section to save on seed costs, explains product manager Ryan Molitor. Includes seed monitoring system that lets you track seed skips and doubles....More
  • Feb 4, 2011

    Precision Planting launches three new planter attachments for 2011

    Precision Planting representative Steve Nokleby, Montevideo, Minnesota, overviews three new products from the company....More
  • Feb 1, 2011

    Farmer-customized Great Plains planter

    Steve Nokleby, corn and soybean farmer from Montevideo, MN, gives a walk-around view of his new Great Plains Yield Pro 1625 planter with attachments....More
  • Jul 6, 2010
    Farm Industry News

    New Kinze 3600 ASD planter

    Kinze now offers its popular 3600 planter with Air Seed Delivery (ASD) for 2011, according to Laura Blomme, marketing...More
  • Feb 12, 2010
    Farm Industry News

    Kinze makes air seed delivery system available on more planter models

    Kinze announced at the NFMS the availability of their ASD system for more planter models; plus a scale package which...More

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