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Kinze Manufacturing & Ag Leader Technology Introduce New High-Speed Planting Technology

Kinze Manufacturing has developed a new high-speed meter and seed tube to provide row-crop farmers with accurate seed placement at speeds up to 12 mph. The new planter technology, called True Speed, is planned for introduction in the 2021 planting season. The system was developed with support from Ag Leader Technology, which will market it as SureSpeed.
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Ahead of the Curve: Planting with Water-Jet Technology

Increasing interest in cover-crop farming across North America has a Canadian firm busy testing high-pressure water jet technology as a way to enable planters to cut through substantial amounts of residue without disturbing the soil.
Canadian firm developing ultra-high-pressure water jet system for planting through heavy residues and in hard soils with little soil disturbance. Look for possible retrofit kits for popular planters.
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Conversations in Ag

Shortliners Ask: Is Ag’s Future Autonomous?

Landoll’s Farm Equipment Sales Manager, Jamie Meier, and Cory Beaujot, manager of Business Development for SeedMaster Mfg. Inc. and DOT Technology Corp., recently sat down to talk trends in ag and what farming will be like in the near future.
Landoll’s Farm Equipment Sales Manager, Jamie Meier, and Cory Beaujot, manager of Business Development for SeedMaster Mfg. Inc. and DOT Technology Corp., recently sat down to talk trends in ag and what farming will be like in the near future.
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Versatile Unveils New Nemesis Tractor Lineup to Dealers

The Nemesis series is launching with models in the 175-210 horsepower range, featuring a Cummins QSB6.7 (Tier 4 Final/Stage IV) engine and one of the largest cabs in the segment. Additional horsepower ranges are planned. A limited spring production is underway with full production expected this fall.

Farm Equipment Editors Share ‘Biggest Newsmakers’ Out of Winter Farm Shows

From autonomous advancements to the reemergence of an international tractor company in the U.S., Farm Equipment recaps the best from Louisville and Tulare.

Manufacturers Highlight Innovation at Summer Farm Shows

For the 2017 Farm Progress Show held in Decatur, Ill., Farm Equipment sent 10 staffers to scope out booths and interview manufacturers to find the latest new product innovations and advancements.

National Farm Machinery Show Highlights New Products

The Farm Equipment team took to the road this winter to interview manufacturers and find the latest, cutting-edge products. With a mix of model improvements and upgrades and new products, the winter farm shows debuted a variety of planting equipment, precision farming technology, hay and forage products, tillage systems and more.

We visited the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., from Feb. 15-17. Held at the Kentucky Exposition Center, the 2017 show covered 1.2 million square feet and featured more than 880 exhibitors.

View video interviews from the National Farm Machinery Show here

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