The new opener totes an 8lb decrease in weight, amounting to as much as 500lb across a 60′ unit, says Garth Massie. Photo Courtesy of Morris Industries
This year, Morris Industries unveiled a new, polymer-injected opener, which will allow operators to use liquid or solid fertilizers. The highest wear regions have seen an increase in tungsten carbide by 32%, though the low, narrow profile already minimizes width, wear and reduces soil build-up.
In this episode of the TechTour, filmed at Canada’s Farm Progress Show, Garth Massie, corporate agronomist for Morris Industries, joins Shaun Haney for an in-depth discussion of the new Contour 2, polymer-injected openers. Massie highlights the improved design, which makes the opener sleeker, lighter and more efficient.
AGCO released details on a new generation of Axial combines in Italy on Tuesday. The new "IDEAL" harvesting machines will make their public debut under AGCO's Challenger, Fendt and Massey Ferguson brands in November at Agritechnica in Germany. “The IDEAL combine is the result of many years of R&D, countless engineering hours, committed teamwork, and…Read more »