What We Are Thankful for This Year

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-11-21

'Tis the season to be thankful for the many blessings bestowed upon us. Watch the video to see what Kinze employees are thankful for this year. From all of us at Kinze, we wish you a very blessed Thanksgiving shared with family and friends! Read More

Kinze Hosts Its First Manufacturing Day Event

Post Date: 2018-11-08

This year was our first year hosting a Manufacturing Day event. We were very excited to join the thousands of other manufacturers in "inspiring the next generation of skilled workers." Since 2012, manufacturers across the country have been hosting events for students, parents and instructors to learn more about the diverse career opportunities manufacturing offers. The event was started by ... Read More

Which Down Force Is Right For You?

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-10-26

Every farmer understands when seed is planted it must be placed at a uniform depth, with good seed-to-soil contact, and a consistent seed spacing. In addition, each crop has an optimum depth that promotes the best germination, growth, and yields. For corn this is typically 1.5" to 2" deep, and for soybeans it is 1" to 1.5". To maintain this ... Read More

Harvest Update

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-10-10

Rain. And more Rain. This has been the common theme across the country, making it difficult to get crops out of the field. Despite the struggles a lot of farmers are talking about with weather, the recent USDA Crop Report states that 34 percent of corn has been harvested in primary production states. That is 13 percent more than this ... Read More

Fall Mach Till™ Demonstrations

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-09-25

Seeing is believing. That’s why Mach Till hit the road this fall and traveled to several Kinze dealerships across the Midwest to demonstrate its capabilities. It even made a trip to Texas! Area farmers and dealership personnel had the opportunity to operate the machine and experience its performance first-hand. Not only has it traveled to several locations for demos, it’s ... Read More

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

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