MACHINERY

High speed planter option developed

AG Leader has teamed up with Kinze Manufacturing with the announcement of a high-speed planting system called SureSpeed.

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 The SureSpeed high speed planter has been developed by Ag Leader Technology and Kinze Manufacturing. Image courtesy Ag Leader.

The SureSpeed high speed planter has been developed by Ag Leader Technology and Kinze Manufacturing. Image courtesy Ag Leader.

Sowing speeds can be as high as 19km/h according to the manufacturers, who plan to have the planter available next year. "Working with Kinze made sense in many ways because we're both family-owned companies...

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