• Great Plains Tillage Product Application Guide

Tillage Product Application Guide

Note: This guide is not a recommendation. It should only be used as a reference for the customer when trying to narrow the scope on which product may work best for his or her operation.

Vertical Tillage

PRODUCT &
APPLICATION
Working Depth
Primary/
Secondary
Tillage
Seedbed
Preparation
Heavy-Standing Residue*
Light-Standing Residue**
Remaining Residue***
Suggested Speeds
(mph)
Productivity
H.P./ft.
of
width
Fuel
Required
SUB-
SOILER

12-16"

P

 

 

 

 

4-5

Low

50/
shank

High

TURBO-
TILL

1-4"

P/S

x

 

 

 

8-10

High

8-10

Medium

TURBO-
MAX

1-4"

P/S

x

 

 

 

6-10

High

10-14

Medium

TURBO-
CHOPPER

1-4"

P/S

x

 

 

 

8-10

High

8-10

Medium

ULTRA-
TILL

1-4"

S

x

 

 

 

8-10

High

5-7

Low

TURBO-
CHISEL

8-12"

P

 

 

 

 

5-6

Medium

30/
shank

High

ULTRA-
CHISEL

4-8"

P

 

 

 

 

5-6

Medium

10-14/
shank

Medium

MAX-
CHISEL

8-12"

P

 

 

 

 

5-6

Medium

35/
shank

High

Conventional Tillage

PRODUCT &
APPLICATION
Working
Depth
Primary/
Secondary
Tillage
Seedbed
Preparation
Heavy-Standing Residue*
Light-Standing Residue**
Remaining Residue***
Suggested Speeds
(mph)
Productivity
H.P./ft.
of width
Fuel
Required
DISK
HARROW

2-6"

P/S

 

 

 

 

4-6

Medium

7-9

Medium

FIELD CULTIVATOR

1-4"

S

x

 

 

 

5-8

High

5-7

Low

DISC-
O-VATOR

1-4"

S

x

 

 

 

7

High

5-7

Low

PLAINS
PLOW

2-4"

P/S

 

 

 

 

5-8

High

9

Medium

FLEX
HARROW

 

S

x

 

 

 

8-15

High

3-5

Low

SEEDBED CONDITIONER

 

 

x

 

 

 

N/A

High

N/A

Low

SHORT
DISK

3-7"

P/S

 

 

 

 

6-8

High

12-15

Medium

X-PRESS

2-4"

P/S

x

 

 

 

7-10

High

10

Medium

LISTER CULTIVATOR

2-7"

P/S

 

 

 

 

6-8

 

15-25/
shank

Medium

HIPPER/
BEDDER

2-7"

P

 

 

 

 

6-8

 

15-25/
row

Medium

 

     
Excellent >75%
   
Good 35-75%
   
Poor <35%

 

This reference guide is based on soils that are tilled at ideal moistures.

Specifications subject to change without notice.

*Refers to untouched dry crop residue post harvest. For example, dry harvested corn stalks.
**Refers to untouched dry crop residue post harvest. For example, dry harvested soybean residue.
***Refers to approximate remaining (unburied) residue after making one pass with the tillage tool.