EQUIPMENT NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jan 30, 2014 08:32 AM CST

New technological advances in corn planters continue to be unveiled. Among the most interesting recent developments are multi-hybrid planters, which would allow farmers to switch between multiple hybrids across a field automatically when planting.

Raven Industries and Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. announced Tuesday (Jan. 28) they will be collaborating on the control system for the new multi-hybrid planters, which Kinze first announced it would begin to manufacture back in December.

Raven will be the technology provider for Kinze's new 4900 series multi-hybrid concept planters being tested with select North American farmers in the spring of 2014, according to a press release ...

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