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News in the Agritechnica category

The following are all the news articles dealing with the category Agritechnica, listed in chronological order, starting with the most recent. Enjoy!

SALINA, KS – In 2020, Great Plains will debut an all-new feeder cup, which will be at the heart of a new line of box drills. This is an exciting development for the product line that launched the Great Plains story over 40 years ago. Agritechnica visitors to the company’s booth at B37 in Hall 5 will have the opportunity to see the feeder cup in action, thanks to a specially designed interactive display. The display will have four self-contained metering units that will be metering a variety of seeds and fertilizer.


Great Plains Introduces All-New Planter Line

SALINA, KS – Great Plains’ new planter series hits the Agritechnica stage in 2019. The PL planter line features an all-new 5000 Series Row Unit including new Air-Pro® Meter, electric drive, shorter closing wheels, customizable row units, and 15" (38cm) opener blades with ½" (13mm) leading edge. In Hall 5 Stand B37, the PL5000 Series Planters will be represented by the 8-row PL5500 and 12-meter PL5800.

Implement Command

SALINA, KS – For tillage producers who are looking for new ways to maximize efficiency and make data-driven decisions about their fields, Great Plains has released a new technology called Implement Command. The new technology allows producers to make active decisions and on-the-go, real-time field adjustments to improve yields and soil health. Implement Command will be available in 2020 for 18' to 35' models, as well as 6.0 and 8.0 meter models.

Great Plains will be exhibiting a number of examples from their extensive range of vertical tillage, drilling, planting and nutrient placement products at this year’s Agritechnica. The manufacturer’s line-up includes the following machines:-

SpartanII 1007 No-Till Air Drill
The latest addition to the 3-meter transport line of SpartanII Air Drills, is the SpartanII 1007. This new 10-meter model is added to 6, 8, 9 and 12 meter working widths, all of which offer significant new developments and improvements over previous models.