High-speed advantageous for 2022 planting season
Shane Susie can’t say enough good things about his Kinze 4905 high-speed planter, especially on the tail end of a soggy and cool spring that has delayed Iowa corn planting by a month and left only short windows of opportunity to get seed in the ground.
So how best to meet this year’s challenges?
Going fast, says Susie.
“It’s been a cold, wet spring, so to get in the field is a big deal,” Susie said. “There are narrow windows; that’s why I’m really quite happy to have the capability to get crop in quickly when it’s time to go.”
Planting corn at 10 to 12 miles per hour versus 5 miles per hour is a game changer, and that’s what a high-speed planter can offer.
“It has probably saved me 2 to 3 days so far,”...
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