Articles Tagged with ''planter''

Dan Crummett
Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the Curve: Dynamic Pricing Will Change Ag Retail

We’ve heard for years that “information is power” and one needs to look no further than the travel industry to see the effects online commerce has had in the buying and selling of airline tickets and hotel room rentals. Very few people call a travel agent to take care of those things today, whereas 20 years ago, company or independent agents booked nearly all flights and a significant amount of lodging and rental car business.
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Rear-Fold Planter

The Rear-Fold Planter and the Battle that Ensued

This chapter from Jon Kinzenbaw’s book, Fifty Years of Disruptive Innovation, shares his story behind John Deere’s effort to squeeze Kinze Manufacturing out of the planter building business.
In 1975, a farmer from southern Iowa stopped by my shop and commented that somebody should figure out how to fold a big planter horizontally to make it easy to move from field to field. At that time, twelve-row planters were being introduced, but they folded upward, which resulted in seed and insecticide being spilled from their hoppers.
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Camso
Farm Progress Show 2015

Camso Shares Long-Term Growth Plans for the Track Market

We had a chance to meet with Derek Bradeen and Martin Lunkenbein, with Camso (formerly known as Camoplast), at the 2015 Farm Progress Show to talk about the track manufacturer's plans for long-term growth. According to Bradeen and Lunkenbein, the company will continue to develop solutions beyond tractor tracks to other equipment used in the field, including planters, grain carts, sprayers, combines and more.
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