Kinze highlights advances in tillage and planting

Kinze highlights advances in tillage and planting
Kinze’s Mach Till uses two rows of concave discs and a corrugated roller to lift and mix soil and plant residue, leaving a seedbed where 60 percent of residue is mixed into the dirt and 40 percent remains on top as mulch to protect the soil from wind and water erosion.

Kinze Manufacturing has a reputation for building its farm equipment to handle extreme conditions. Still, the company raised a few eyebrows at its dealer and customer demonstration day earlier this month when product specialists said they were going to run Kinze’s new Mach Till implement through a field of standing corn to demonstrate its ability to handle an extreme amount of residue.

“We wanted to show what it could do,” explained Kinze product specialist Justin Render. Kinze took the Mach Till 261 model through hay, canola, standing corn and sorghum on the demonstration...

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