Tag: KINZE

Electric Drive Available in Kinze’s 3660 Planters for 2016

Kinze has announced its electric drive metering system will be available in the 3660 12 row and 16 row planters for the spring of 2016. “The adoption rate of new technology and electronics in the agriculture industry is phenomenal,” Susanne Veatch, Kinze’s vice president and chief marketing officer, said in a release. “As farmers ourselves who… Read more »

Kinze Sees Corn Yield Bump With New Multi-Hybrid Planter

Switching between corn varieties on-the-go while planting is showing a yield benefit, according to Kinze, as the Iowa-based equipment manufacturer ramps up production of its multi-hybrid planters. The last time we heard from Kinze’s Luc Van Herle on Real Ag, the company was rolling out its new electronic metering system for its 4,900 series multi-hybrid planting units. Bern… Read more »

How Kinze’s Multi-Hybrid Planter Works, Plus Where to Find it in 2014

Kinze is rolling out in 2014 its new electronic metering system for its 4900 series planters, enabling farmers to enter in a prescription map, fill up with two corn hybrids and plant multi-hybrids in the same field. Click here to see more machinery videos from the National Farm Machinery Show RealAgriculture field editor, Bernard Tobin,… Read more »

The $50/ac Advantage of Planting Multiple Corn Hybrids per Field

If your farm is one soil type from end to end, you can feel free to skip this post. Of course, unless your farm is only 20 feet square, it likely contains several soil types and textures overall and in each field. The concept of managing each soil type or resulting management zone is not… Read more »

Details on Kinze’s Multi-Hybrid Concept Corn Planter

Precision farming and variable rate application technology matures every year. Whether it’s advances in mapping or data integration or the roll out of new iron up to the challenge, farmers have no shortage of new precision farming tools at their disposal. Kinze Manufacturing is adding to that stable of options with its latest corn concept… Read more »

KINZE’s Automation Project Looks at the Future of Ag

Ever since I was a kid, everything “futuristic”, in books and TV pointed to automation as the pinnacle of what the future would hold. From the Jetsons and their automatic sidewalks and dishwashers to my personal favourite, the old “Science International – What Will They Think of Next” tv show, automation was the future of… Read more »

Kinze Features “Next Big Innovation” Planter at Farm Progress Show

The 4900 Series of planter has been five years in the making. Why? Because the engineers designing this planter changed just about everything, from the frame, to the row unit, to the metering system. Kinze’s 4900 planter is all about big capacity, best in class in fact, says Rhett Schildroth, but all that capacity gets… Read more »

Susie Veatch Discusses Kinze Opening Its First Production Facility in Lithuania

For row crop planter manufacturers like Kinze Manufacturing, the eastern block presents enormous opportunities for growth. Last week Kinze announced that it will be opening its first production facility abroad in Lithuania. See More Content about Kinze Susie Veatch, Kinze Manufacturing, Chief Marketing Officer spoke to RealAgriculture.com’s Shaun Haney about the new facility and what… Read more »

This Week in #Plant13 — Around the US Midwest in Pictures

The start of planting in 2013 has been very slow due to cool and, in some cases, wet inclement weather. Nothing tells a story like pictures, so here is a selection of some of the pictures from the past week in #plant13 (from Twitter) from across the United States.  See this weeks Canadian pictures of… Read more »

The Evolution of Precision Agriculture Focuses on the Planter

At one time when you heard someone talk about precision ag it was about minimizing overlap of the sprayer and driving the planter straight.  After a winter of farm shows and meetings I have come to the conclusion in certain regions that precision ag is evolving into being about real planting precision. In the corn and soybean… Read more »

The Kinze 4900 Planter Defines Precision

The National Farm Machinery Show, held each year at Louisville, Kentucky, is a dream show for anyone who likes iron. It’s a huge show, with giant crowds and all the latest and greatest machinery on display. At this year’s show, KINZE Manufacturing unveiled its newest planter — the 4900 model. The 4900 features a brand… Read more »