Kinze Hydraulic Weight Transfer

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-09-13

Planters today are bigger than ever — with more rows and increased, centralized seed and fertilizer capacity. While this allows farmers to plant more acres per day and reduce the time needed to fill the planter, there are drawbacks. With so much weight centered above the center rows, pinch row compaction is increasingly becoming a problem that leads to stunted ... Read More

Celebrating Five Years in Lithuania!

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-08-29

In May 2013, Kinze announced that it would open a production facility in Vilnius, Lithuania to serve the growing Eastern European planter market. On June 18, 2013, a ribbon cutting and Grand Opening celebration took place at the new facility and the work of setting up the factory began in earnest. By the end of that year, production had started ... Read More

Proto, Tool and Die Department

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-08-15

Ever wonder how the latest Kinze innovations become reality, from idea to final product? Our proto, tool and die department is responsible for bringing new product designs to life. They are a team of fabricators, welders, tooling designers, machinists and assemblers that produce the first test units, and work hand-in-hand with test and design engineers to refine products before the ... Read More

Experience Kinze Field Day 2018

Post Date: 2018-08-02

On Wednesday, August 2, 2018 many guests attended the Experience Kinze Field Day at Kinze headquarters in Williamsburg, Iowa. The day was organized to provide the attendees an overview of the latest Kinze planter technologies and products along with opportunities to witness field demonstrations and participate in planter test-rides. During the morning presentations, Kinze personnel delivered an overview of the ... Read More

Planter Section Control Technology

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-07-25

In a perfect world, all fields would be square and easily planted. However, that is not the case. You have tree lines, curved terraces, winding roads and waterways to work around. As a planter makes its way towards a waterway, for example, it has to either plant through a waterway or shut off well before a waterway. This can create ... Read More

What's New at the Kinze Innovation Center?

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-06-20

It’s hard to believe that Kinze Innovation Center has been open to the public for over five years! Where has the time gone? We have enjoyed welcoming thousands of visitors of all ages from across the globe and sharing the story of Kinze Manufacturing through interactive displays, videos and full size equipment exhibits. The Kinze Innovation Center was built to ... Read More

Successfully Put Away Your Planter

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-06-06

Spring 2018, in many parts of the country, it was the season that was slow to arrive, and once it got here, the rains would not give a decent break to plant. When it did get fit to plant, the days were long and the sleep was short, but it finally got done. Now the planter is setting in the ...

Benefits of Planting with Split Rows

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-05-30

Planting with split rows has been a practice for 40 years. It was originally introduced by Kinze Manufacturing in 1978 as a result of searching for ways to reduce equipment costs. The split row concept is designed to seed conventional (30, 36 or 38 inch rows) and narrow rows (15, 18 or 19 inch rows) with one planter by engaging the push row units. Read More

Keeping Planting Simple with Technology

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-05-23

Do you remember when planting was as simple as backing the tractor up to the planter, droping the pin in the hitch and being ready to plant? Technology has made some great advances over the years, but it can be confusing and daunting, and we recognize that. As we researched ways to make technology simpler to use, we surveyed farmers ... Read More

Mach Till Heads to the Field

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-04-26

With spring finally showing promise, we headed to the field with the NEW Kinze Mach Till hybrid-horizontal tillage tool. Our District Sales Managers ran the machine for the first time and shared their reaction.

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