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An 18-degree gang angle and shallow disc concavity helps provide a more aggressive field finish along with good soil and residue mixing

Sunflower vertical tillage tools set to go high-tech

AGCO calls its 6631 Series vertical tillage tools “second generation of the second generation”

Vertical tillage implements have undergone an evolution, according to Larry Kuster, AGCO’s Sunflower brand marketing manager. They’ve changed to better deal with tough trash problems but still keep that ability to lift and mix soil and trash. Standing beside a Sunflower 6631 vertical tillage implement and talking to a group of farm journalists in a field outside […] Read more

How to use a deep ripper

De-compacting as part of an overall strategy

There are all kinds of tools to consider when doing homework to determine which fields are candidates (for deep ripping) and which aren’t,” said Elston Solberg, director of agronomics at Agri-Trend. He was talking about soil compaction at a field day event sponsored by Tri Star Farm Services of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan, in October. Standing […] Read more