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  • May 20, 2011

    Vertical tillage implements being demonstrated in Kansas

      On Monday, May 23, K-State Southwest Kansas Research-Extension Center is hosting a spring field day, where vertical tillage equipment will be one of the main topics....More
  • May 3, 2011

    Wet soils, delayed planting may mean changes in tillage, herbicide application

    A drive through south-central Minnesota and northeast Iowa on Tuesday found farmers hitting the fields with tillage equipment. We spotted multiple tractors with tracks in several fields as the race was on to cover as many acres as possible. After all, less that 5% of Minnesota’s corn crop was planted. A year ago, 85% of the crop was in the ground. The late field work and planting will mean a change in tillage and production plans for some farmers. Purdue Extension agronomist Tony Vyn issued recommendations for handling some of the changes. Here are the highlights:...More
  • Apr 13, 2011

    Next big thing in tillage

    In the February issue of Farm Industry News, we told you about a new type of vertical tillage implement that uses ultra-shallow, hybrid coulter-discs to slice up corn stalks left behind by high-yielding, genetically modified corn. (See .)    .  .) . As their name implies, these tillage tools enter the soil vertically to clear a straight open path for roots to grow....More
  • Mar 28, 2011

    Kuhn Group will purchase Krause Corp. 21

    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
  • Feb 21, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    NFMS: Roving Reporter (and farmer) Scott McPheeters discovers show gems, Part 1 2

    Nebraska farmer Scott McPheeters offers up his list of unique tools and equipment at the 2011 National Farm Machinery Show. This portion of his list includes the Weed Wiper by GrassWorks, the Eco-Weeder by Univerco, the Soil Warrior nitrogen applicator by ETS, the PitStop Pro by John Deere and the Vcutter from Tigerco....More
  • Feb 17, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    NFMS: Alamo Rhino shows new EarthMaster Verti-Go tillage tool at NFMS

    A new vertical tillage tool from Alamo EarthMaster is designed to cut and size crop residue without compacting soil, says the company's Norm Burgeson....More
  • Feb 17, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    NFMS: Krause Excelerator new vertical tillage system shown in Louisville

    The Krause Excelerator vertical tillage tool is designed for high-speed residue management and seedbed preparation. A hybrid blade mixes residue with the soil with minimal lateral soil movement to reduce soil compaction....More
  • Feb 16, 2010
    Farm Industry News

    New Krause Strip-till tillage unit 2

    Krause comes to the market with a new precision strip-tillage system during the National Farm Machinery Show. Curt...More
  • Sep 30, 2009
    Farm Industry News

    Zone tillage with Soil Warrior

    The Soil Warrior from Environmental Tillage Systems tills and applies fertilizer in one pass. The strip-till or...More
  • Sep 16, 2009
    Farm Industry News

    Sunflower releases first strip-till machine 1

    Sunflower releases first strip-till machine AGCO's Sunflower division is selling the new 7600 Series Strip-Till...More
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