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The John Deere 5020 Meets Jon Kinzenbaw

Publish April 15, 2014 by Mike Dykstra

In 1965, John Deere introduced the 5020 standard, regarded at the time as one of the more powerful two-wheel-drive models on the market. A row crop version would be introduced the following year. Then, in 1968, the 5020 received a serious power increase to 141 hp - putting it near the forefront of the industry.

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Kinze Produces 100th Planter at Lithuanian Factory

Publish April 8, 2014 by Kinze Manufacturing

Kinze made an exciting leap last fall by opening its first production facility abroad in Vilnius, Lithuania. The decision to go overseas was made in spring 2013 in order to support a growing market in Eastern Europe.

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A Kinze Dealer's Perspective: It's About Passion and People

Publish April 1, 2014 by Kinze Manufacturing

Recently, Kinze visited with H&R Agri Power Owner Wayne Hunt and General Manager Ross Morgan to discuss their perspective as a multi-store dealership (with 14 locations serving AL, KY, IL, MS and TN) and the primary reasons for their success.

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New Kinze Training and Service Videos Help You Get More from Your Equipment

Publish March 26, 2014 by Kinze Manufacturing

At Kinze, we appreciate the importance of education and training, which is why we host training events throughout the year for our customers and dealers. This puts you face-to-face with product specialists and provides invaluable hands-on training.

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Popular Questions from the Winter Shows

Publish March 19, 2014 by Kinze Manufacturing

We asked Kinze District Manager Derek Prostine to summarize a few of the most commonly asked questions and interesting observations he took away from the National Farm Machinery Show and Iowa Power Farming Shows this year.

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How To Jumpstart Your Career

Publish March 11, 2014 by Jeff Vogts

Learn more about Kinze's Co-op Program and how you can recommend a college student to apply!

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Tech Tune-Ups and Frame Maintenance for Row Crop Planters

Publish March 4, 2014 by Phil Jennings

When it comes to planter maintenance, we always tend to focus on meters and row units first, but don't overlook the frame during annual pre-season inspections! It only takes a few minutes.

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The Next Kinze Innovation: Yield Optimization. One Planter. Multiple Hybrids. Superior Accuracy.

Publish February 25, 2014 by Rhett Schildroth

There's a lot of news circulating right now about the concept of multiple-hybrid planters. The Practical Farm Research Team at Beck's Hybrids started working with one it in the spring of 2012. Initial results were published in the fall of the same year. Since then, farm editors have been all over it, planter companies are working overtime to develop it, and growers are now asking about it.

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National Farm Machinery Show Wrap-Up

Publish February 18, 2014 by Luc van Herle

A handful of Kinze employees spent February 12 - 15 at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The show gave us great opportunities to showcase all of the newest Kinze innovations (like the new Kinze multi-hybrid planter) and to interact with some of the best farmers around.

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The Sum of One. The Accuracy of 99%+.

Publish February 11, 2014 by Kinze Manufacturing

I remember the first time I saw Kinze's new 4000 series vacuum meter. The one with electric drive. At the time, they called it "Project Echo," one of several top-secret innovations being developed at Kinze.

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