MACHINERY

John Deere introduces new P600 Precision Air Hoe Drill

JOHN Deere has announced a new range of wider and lighter weight P600 Precision Air Hoe seeding bars.

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 John Deere's new P600 seeding bars have working widths to 27.4m. Image courtesy John Deere.

John Deere's new P600 seeding bars have working widths to 27.4m. Image courtesy John Deere.

The new range will be up to 15.5 per cent wider working width and 24 per cent less weight than its predecessor, the P500. Ranging from 12.2-27.4m in width, the P600 models include the P640, P650, P660,...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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