Dave Link, technical manager with Harvestec, introduces Harvestec's new 6000 series of corn heads at the 2013 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. The line has a number of new features. The goals of the new features are to lower power consumption, increase efficiency, come in at a lighter weight, create a finer length of chop and to ensure easy maintenance.
Erosion control and banded nutrient placement are a couple of the reasons New Prague, Minn., strip-tiller Greg Entinger adopted strip-till in 2015. He shares some of the economic objectives and measurable returns he's seen with reduced fuel usage, selling full-width tillage equipment and fertilizer cost savings.