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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

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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

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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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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 ...

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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

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Its Time To Prepare Your Planter

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-02-28

In just a few weeks, tractors, planters and all other related equipment will be returning to the fields to start planting the 2018 crop. Because you put your planter away well, you have a great start getting your planter ready to be put in the dirt, however, there are still a few things you should check over. To help you ... Read More

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By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-02-13

The NEW Kinze Mach Till is a hybrid horizontal tillage tool that combines the benefits of vertical tillage, conventional tillage, and soil finishing tools into one versatile machine. The Mach Till is not a vertical tillage implement – it is a hybrid horizontal tillage tool that is quickly gaining popularity in North America. While it is a high-speed implement, running ... Read More

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Liquid and Dry Fertilizer on Kinze Planters

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-01-17

We know growers need options for liquid and dry fertilizer. That’s why our spectrum of products provides a variety of ways to meet these requirements at the time of planting. Both in bulk fill and row unit hopper options based on the planter model and row configurations. Our bulk fill liquid fertilizer tanks range from 300 to 600 gallon capacity ... Read More

Kinze Electric Drive

Which Meter Drive is Right For You?

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-01-15

Advances in planter technologies have dramatically changed metering drives through the years. Today’s planters can be equipped with anything from a simple ground contact drive to a state-of-the-art electric drive completely controlled by GPS. So which one is best for your planter? Kinze provides options for what meter drive is best suited to maximize yield performance on each farmer’s operation ... Read More

4000 Series Row Unit

Kinze 4000 Series Row Unit – Innovative Design, Specifically for the 4900 Toolbar

By: Kinze Manufacturing Post Date: 2018-01-15

Row units are the heart of every planter. The row units of the Kinze 4000 series offer an innovative design to provide consistent, dependable performance in all conditions. Every field is different and the 4000 series row unit can handle them all. It’s designed to maximize yield performance by delivering uniform planting and consistent plan emergence. Read More

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