New planters feature speed and versatility


Farmers are putting a premium on planting speed after dealing with excessive spring moisture and compressed planting windows in re­cent years. But that speed can’t come at the expense of accuracy, said Eric Nettleton, associate director of product management for Kinze Manufacturing.

With that in mind, Kinze and Ag Leader Technology have teamed up to develop a new high-speed meter and seed tube that provide accurate seed placement at speeds up to 12 miles per hour. 

“Kinze’s new system uses an electric meter and delivery tube that operate...

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