Samo takes the elbow grease out of hoeing unit adjustment

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Put away your wrenches and forget about scuffing up knuckles — an award-winning system from samo Maschinenbau GmbH allows operators to adjust the processing width of hoe units from the cab, in as little as five seconds.

VarioCHOP uses a hydraulic cylinder coupled to a heavy-duty steering angle sensor at every hoeing unit, to allow for electro-hydraulic or mechanical adjustment, bringing weed control closer to row-crop plants. The adjustment can even occur while driving, and it’s possible to use in combination with a camera system.

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According to samo, this technology is the solution for herbicide-free work, or savings up to 50 per cent of herbicide costs. It also saves down time, resulting in a reduction of labour costs.

It can be used on hoes with up to 99 rows, and is ideal for beet, corn, pumpkin and soy crops.

Get a glimpse of the machine and hear from Klemens Ollmaier, samo Maschinenbau GmbH, at Agritechnica, in Hanover, Germany:

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