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Horsch opens North American research centre

The German tillage and seeding equipment brand Horsch has had a presence that includes manufacturing facilities in North America for some time. And now it’s opening a crop production research centre, adding to the list of other such facilities it operates around the world. The new Agro Innovation Center is located at Downs, Illinois, and[...]

Kinze adds meter electric-drive to its 3660 planters

Getting accurate seed spacing is particularly important for corn crops, according to agronomists. But several components in a planter’s mechanical drive system, such as worn or rusty drive chains, can potentially cause problems with spacing accuracy. The trend today among many manufacturers is to offer electric drive systems as an option to eliminate that problem.[...]